Robber pulls gun on Kiwibank staff in Christchurch

Police want to urgently speak to this cyclist, seen near a bank robbery in Christchurch. Photo / Supplied via Police
Police want to urgently speak to this cyclist, seen near a bank robbery in Christchurch. Photo / Supplied via Police

Police are investigating after a bank robber pulled a gun on staff in Christchurch.

The robber left with cash from the Kiwibank at Bush Inn, Waimari Rd in Upper Riccarton, but the amount taken is unknown, Acting Detective Sergeant Wayne Boyd said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police. Photo / Supplied via Police
Anyone with information is asked to contact police. Photo / Supplied via Police

No-one was injured in the incident.

Police have been conducting a scene examination, reviewing CCTV footage, taking witness statements, and supporting the bank staff.

The cyclist was last seen travelling along Totara Street. Photo / Supplied via Police
The cyclist was last seen travelling along Totara Street. Photo / Supplied via Police

Investigators want to urgently find and speak to the man in cycling gear and on a bicycle seen in CCTV images.

The cyclist was last seen travelling along Totara Street.

Police want to urgently speak to this cyclist. Photo / Supplied via Police
Police want to urgently speak to this cyclist. Photo / Supplied via Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact Christchurch Police on 03 363 7400.
Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

- NZ Herald

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