Machete, gun brandished in two Christchurch armed robberies




Two armed robberies yesterday in Christchurch saw a machete brandished in one, and a gun brandished in another.

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Source: 1 NEWS

Police are investigating the two robberies.

The first occurred at the Barrington TAB at 6:55pm.

A young male with his face covered entered the TAB armed with what's believed to be a machete.

He left on foot towards Milton Street, with a quantity of cash.

The second robbery was at the Stanmore Road Subway around 7:40pm.

A Caucasian male entered the store, said he had a gun and demanded money. He made off with a quantity of cash.

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