Police seek bogus meter reader
Police investigating a gun store burglary would like to find a man who visited the shop before the break-in claiming to be a meter reader.
Gun City on Carr Rd, Mt Roskill, was broken into just after 10pm on July 2 and 25 firearms were taken, ( Central Leader, July 5).
A man visited the store earlier in the day telling staff he was there to read the water meter. He didn’t offer any identification and Watercare has confirmed noone was assigned to read the meter e that day.
The man is described as New Zealand European, in his 60s, about 1.88 metres tall, of medium to solid build, with short grey hair, and wearing glasses and a blue polar fleece top. Anyone with information should contact Avondale Detective Sergeant Mike Williams on 213 8495.