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Hutt supermarket robbed at gunpoint

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 13/04/2016

New World Stokes Valley © Facebook/New World Stokes Valley New World Stokes Valley A Lower Hutt supermarket has been robbed at gunpoint.

A man with a shotgun entered the New World at Stokes Valley just after 6.30am on Thursday, police say.

He hit a member of the public in the head with the butt of the weapon.

It was not clear if any money was stolen or the extent of the injuries suffered by the bystander.

The offender, described as a Maori or Polynesian wearing a black beanie and white overalls, fled with a male accomplice - also wearing white overalls - in a vehicle.

The supermarket staff posted this message on their Facebook page © Facebook The supermarket staff posted this message on their Facebook page
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