Armed Bank Robbery in Paraparaumu

Police seek information following bank robbery in Paraparaumu

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery yesterday in Paraparaumu.

About 4.30pm Friday, a man has entered the ASB Bank on Coastlands Parade.

He has presented what appeared to be a firearm, threatened staff, and taken off with an undisclosed amount of money.

No shots were fired and no one was injured during this incident, although staff were understandably shaken.

Police are making enquiries to locate the man, who fled from the scene on foot.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of this incident and saw the man leaving the scene.

Anyone with information that could assist with our enquiries is asked to call 105, quoting 220722/1064, or get in touch online

Information can also be shared anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.