Machete-wielding robber flees through neighbours' yards

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He fled on foot through neighbouring properties. Photo credit: Supplied

Hamilton police are on the hunt for a machete-wielding man who robbed a dairy.

He was wearing a balaclava when he stormed the Peachgrove Rd shop and made off with cash around 7:30pm on Thursday night.

He fled on foot through neighbouring properties.

A police dog tracked him to nearby Clyde St, but he wasn't found.

"We're sure someone will have seen him," said Det Sgt Mike Handley.

Anyone with information should call Hamilton police on (07) 858 6200 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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