Christchurch bank robber escapes by bike

  • 19/01/2017
Man on bicycle
The man was last seen cycling along Totara Street (Newshub.)

A man has used a firearm to hold up a bank in Christchurch before making his getaway on a bicycle.

The robbery happened at the Bush Inn Kiwibank branch on Waimairi Road in Upper Riccarton around lunchtime on Thursday.

It's not known how much cash the man got away with, Acting Detective Sergeant Wayne Boyd says.

No one was injured and police have been examining the scene and reviewing CCTV footage.

The man was last seen cycling along Totara Street.

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