Auckland jewellery stores targeted in robberies


Law enforcement are investigating another jewelry retail outlet robbery in Auckland, a single of a number of in the past several weeks.

Jewelry wholesaler Tj Handcrafted claimed it experienced been the latest concentrate on of a smash-and-seize. The small business in the Botany Town Centre explained it was the third this kind of robbery.

The East Tamaki shop posted protection digital camera footage of the incident on its Facebook web page, which showed two adult men breaking into glass cabinets with hammers as a terrified team member fled to the back again of the retailer for security.

A law enforcement spokesperson claimed at about 2.30pm yesterday law enforcement gained reviews of two not known adult men coming into a retail deal with on Chapel Rd and taking several merchandise. The offenders fled in a automobile.

Police mentioned inquiries are ongoing.

“Law enforcement treat these incidents very seriously and we stay focused on investigating any incidents of violence,” the spokesperson reported.

Any one with information and facts is requested to get hold of law enforcement on 105, quoting file number 220711/2948.

Facts can also be presented anonymously by way of Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

Auckland Law enforcement also posted a online video on its Facebook website page right now of a further jewellery robbery at Sylvia Park from last yr and requested for the public’s guidance with identifying the offender.

It was unclear if law enforcement believed the male was preferred in connection to other jewelry retail store robberies

Previous 7 days buyers were being remaining shocked when robbers shattered glass cabinets at Michael Hill in the Newmarket Westfield shopping mall.

Law enforcement mentioned at the time the offenders left the scene in a silver Mazda Atenza, which was uncovered deserted in Almorah Pl a small time later on.

And previous month a Michael Hill shop on the corner of Hurstmere and Lake Rds in Takapuna was the focus on of a daylight robbery.

Law enforcement afterwards arrested a 20-yr-aged man and billed him with receiving stolen property.

Some of the items had been returned to the store.


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