Bay dairy robbed with tomahawk

Do you recognise this man?

Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed a Kawerau dairy wielding a tomahawk.

At around 6.45pm on Saturday, an offender armed with a tomahawk axe entered the River Road Dairy and threatened the shop assistant, stealing cigarettes and confectionary.

Police are seeking information from the public in relation to the robbery, and would like to speak to the man pictured, as they believe he may be able to assist with enquiries.

The male offender was wearing a red bucket style hat, black rain style jacket with red trim on the pockets, and black pants with a rope and hook around the hips.

Anyone who may recognise him by his clothing is asked to please contact Kawerau Police on 07 323 1400.

Alternatively, information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Good change of policy

Posted on 16-08-2017 16:03 | By maildrop

Before you have said taxes are to blame and should be removed. Thankfully, you have now added the other side of the coin - healthcare. Can't argue with that. The namby pamby state thinks it wrap everyone in cotton wool and it costs a fortune. Let people look after themselves, and if they make dumb decisions it's their lookout. Agree.P.s. The offender is clearly out of the Jabbawockeez. He probably had white gloves on.

Blame government and yourselves

Posted on 16-08-2017 13:08 | By The Tomahawk Kid

In order to save cigarette smokers from THEMSELVES, the governments you continue to give your support to are putting the lives of the entire nation at risk.Why do government favour the lives of smokers over that of the rest of the population.It is their job to protect us from FORCE and FRAUD - not INFLICT it upon us.Stop giving them your permission to do this.The reason for the HUGE taxes on cigarettes is not to save the lives of smokers, (they be misled - they dont care about your health) but to save them money (your money - ie TAX) on the overburdened health system. Perhaps instead of taxing cigarettes, they should deny smokers free healthcare, making them responsible for their poor health choices. - Its not like health insurance is not available.

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