Nelson police are hunting for a man believed to be involved in an aggravated robbery at a dairy earlier this month.

Police are seeking Vincent Kumeroa and have a warrant for his arrest following the robbery of Victory Discounter Dairy in Victory Square on July 16.

Kumeroa is aware police are looking for him, a police spokesman said.

He is known to have been in the Nelson area since the robbery, and may be staying with friends or associates.


The 21-year-old is described as being 175cm tall and of thin build.

Three other Nelson men have already been arrested and charged in relation to the aggravated robbery where cigarettes, tobacco and a sum of cash were taken.

The arrested men have been remanded in custody and will next appear in the Nelson District Court on August 7.

Anyone who has information in relation to the whereabouts of Kumeroa is asked to contact Nelson Police on 03 545 9869.

Information can also be shared anonymously via CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.