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Police Investigate Aggravated Burglary At Whakatāne Dairy

Whakatāne Police are now investigating an aggravated burglary earlier this morning at the Alexander Avenue dairy.

Police received a report of a robbery at a commercial premises on Alexander Ave at 7:40am.

"Multiple offenders entered the store, where the dairy owner was pushed to the ground," says Acting Senior Sergeant Shane Tailby.

"Offenders took what they could before leaving in a vehicle,"

"The vehicle was dumped on Salonika Street before the offenders hopped into another stolen vehicle," Tailby says.

Police enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances.

Anyone with any information are asked to call Police on 105 or Crimestoppers.

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