Dunedin dairy owners 'shaken' after gunpoint robbery

The two offenders in the Dunedin store.
The two offenders in the Dunedin store. Photo credit: Supplied

The owners of a Dunedin dairy have been left "shaken" after being robbed at gunpoint on Thursday night.

Emergency services were called just after 8pm to a store on Musselburgh Rise, where two people had entered the store.

The male was holding what appeared to be a handgun and was accompanied by another person - "probably a female", police say.

The pair stole cash, cigarettes and pouches of tobacco. It is not known how they fled the scene.

The "probably female" offender.
The "probably female" offender. Photo credit: Supplied

"No one was injured but the owners were shaken by the incident," a police spokesperson says.

Police would like to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious outside the shop before or after the robbery, including anyone offering "cut-price or unusual quantities of cigarettes or tobacco".

Dunedin police can be reached on (03) 471 4800. You can also pass information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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