Robbery

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Machete-wielding robber flees through neighbours' yards

A police dog tracked him to a nearby street in Hamilton, but he wasn't found.

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Weapon used in dairy robbery

Three men took off with cigarettes and cash from the Christchurch store.

Off-duty military police officer Katia da Silva Sastre shot the gunman who attempted to rob families.

Gunman's robbery of kids foiled by gun-wielding mother

Katia da Silva Sastre was, unfortunately for the gunman, a military cop.

We Strait Aych are believed to be responsible for a number of robberies.

Youth gang members boast about crime spree online

They are believed to be responsible for a number of aggravated robberies.

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Pair threaten to shoot man on Queen St

It set off a massive manhunt across Auckland.

Police are investigating the incident.

Armed man robs Auckland petrol station

It's not known if the alleged robber is still at large.

The armed robber threatened staff then fled.

Ashburton dairy robbed at gunpoint

The armed robber threatened staff then fled.

A group of young people hit a police car after a crime spree across Auckland.

Youths hit police car after crime spree getaway

They were spotted driving on the wrong side of the motorway before colliding with a patrol car.

The woman took a box of Cody's and Woodstock from Super Liquor Woolston.

Armed thieves take bourbon and cola

A knife was pulled while a woman took off with a box of Cody's and Woodstock.

Dairy owners in Hamilton are resorting to cages for security.

Hamilton dairies cage themselves in

They're going to extreme measures to protect themselves from violent robberies.

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The good samaritan who guards his local dairy

The vigilant eye of Stephen Falepau in Onehunga keeps watch over his local corner store and community.

Dairy owners have seen a spate of violent robberies.

Dairy owners attacked with meat cleaver, machete, hammer

A spate of violent robberies prompted small business owners to ask for a tougher stance on thieves.

The thieves can be seen storming the counter, attacking the owners and stealing cigarettes.

Auckland dairy owners fight back against 'bandits'

Video shows the thieves attacking the owners and stealing cigarettes.

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Hamilton shopkeeper attacked with machete

The man is now recovering after suffering a fractured skull.

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Wannabe Hamburglar holds up McDonald's

But the thief was after cash and not a late night snack.

The bank on Rangitikei St is now an ANZ.

Kiwi bank robber caught after decade on the run

The criminal allegedly pointed a fake gun at bank tellers and demanded money.

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Huntly thieves steal pies in morning raid

One of the trio has since been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery.

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Police release dairy robbery footage

Two armed men bashed their way into locked cabinets and made off with armfuls cigarettes.

The 27-year-old allegedly attacked a 23-year-old in Invercargill on February 16.

Invercargill man charged with attempted murder

He is also facing an aggravated robbery charge over the February 16 attack.

Three men robbed a bowling alley in Massey at gunpoint in January.

Police investigating violent bowling alley robbery

Footage has been released of the aggravated incident at Westgate Shopping Centre, Massey.