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Bat v crowbar in attempted diary robbery

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 10/07/2016
There were four offenders and they fled in a blue car, without any goods from the shop. © Getty Images There were four offenders and they fled in a blue car, without any goods from the shop.

A Hikurangi dairy owner grabbed a bat to protect himself from robbers, one of whom was armed with a crowbar.

There was a scuffle during the attempted aggravated robbery on Sunday afternoon, leaving the dairy owner with a superficial head injury which did not require medical attention, police say.

There were four offenders and they fled in a blue car, without any goods from the shop.

A scene investigation is continuing and Northland police want to speak to witnesses.

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