Ram raid at Mobil station

The aftermath of the ram raid at Mobil Karapiro. Photo: NZ Police.

Two stolen vehicles were used in a ram raid style aggravated robbery at Mobil Karapiro.

At 12.40am, police says a stolen white Mazda Atenza was driven through the front window to gain access to the shop.

Five people entered the shop, armed with two bats, and took tobacco and cigarettes before leaving the scene in a second stolen yellow Mazda Atenza, registration number CPJ6, says Detective Craig Lemin.

“The second car was located not long after in Tirau. Police are conducting scene examinations at both sites.

“There was one staff member at the service station at the time of the incident and they are shaken but unharmed.”

Police are appealing for anyone who saw either of these cars in the area, travelling separately or together, in the early hours of the morning to come forward.

Information can be reported to your local police station or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



2 Comments

@bennybenson

Posted on 13-03-2017 21:49 | By Papamoaner

The answer is lack of deterrent mate.In Singapore they would be bent forward with bare bums in public and take 10 strokes each of the Rattan.It's said that they never come back for more.We either get real on crime and punishment, or we continue to endure the rise, with bigger and bigger prisons at our cost.

Frequency of these events is alarming

Posted on 13-03-2017 09:54 | By BennyBenson

Why does it seem like NZ is fast becoming a real lowlife crime infested country?

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