Auckland Labour MP victim of daylight robbery on Ponsonby Road

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Labour list MP Priyanca Radhakrishnan was mugged yesterday morning on a suburban Auckland shopping strip.

Ms Radhakrishnan tweeted that a man had been watching her for a bit before he jumped out his car, snatched her handbag and drove off, on Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby.

"Ironic that I spent most of this week in a country with a high security alert & was fine. Back in Akl & I was mugged today. In broad daylight. In Ponsonby," she wrote.

Radhakrishnan was recently in Bangladesh for the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. 

She's assured people that she's fine, just without a phone.

Fellow Labour MP Kiri Allan tweeted in reply "Sister, this is shocking! Hope you’re okay - incredibly upsetting. Sending kind vibes your way x."

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