Local jeweller robbed at knife-point

Police are investigating an aggravated robbery of a local jewellery store.

The jewellery store on Whitford Road in Sommerville was robbed at knife-point Tuesday July 17 at approximately 2.45pm.

“Three males have entered the store armed with knives. They have threatened a store worker, smashed glass counters and taken off with items,” says Detective Inspector Fa’amanuia Va’aelua.

The suspects left the scene in a stolen vehicle.

“Thankfully no persons was injured during this incident and Police are now following positive lines of enquiry and are in the process of retrieving CCTV footage,” says Va’aelua.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Counties Manukau Crime Squad on 09 261 1321.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.