ANTIQUE DEALER ROBBED
Waihi Police are seeking information after the robbery of an antique dealer in Waihi last Monday.
Two males entered the hall area at the St John Ambulance premises at around 1.30pm in Johnston Street where an antique dealer had set up for the day.
The men had their faces covered and the hoods of their sweatshirts were up. One of the men was armed with a black pistol.
Detective Glenn Ewing said that the men demanded money and were given an amount of cash. They also stole an iPhone and charger .
The two offenders ran off along Johnston Street in the direction of Haszard Street.
Police described the offenders as male Ma¯ori or Polynesian with one of tall and stocky build wearing dark coloured clothing. The second man was slightly shorter and of stocky build and was also wearing dark coloured clothing.
The pistol is described as being dark in colour with a wide body.
■ Anyone with information should contact Detective Glenn Ewing at the Waihi Police Station on 07 8639365 or Crimestoppers 0800 500111.