Thanks to the brave and quick actions of these members of the public (pictured centre and centre right) – an offender who was trying to make a getaway after stealing money from a Henderson dairy was stopped and swiftly arrested. 👏
Earlier this month, one of the owners of the store was working behind the counter when a man entered the store and demanded money.
He walked behind the counter to the cash register and took a large sum of money, but the owner very quickly managed to activate the anti-theft smoke canon and the offender fled the shop.
Seeing what happened, the members of the public chased the offender and caught him, holding him until Police arrived soon afterwards.
He was then arrested and taken into custody.
A 40-year-old man has been charged with theft and was due to appear in the Waitakere District Court last week.
The money taken was returned to the dairy owners (pictured on the left), who were very grateful to those who stepped in to help.
A great result and example of people going above and beyond to look out for people in their local community.
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Ever wanted to have a go at pipe band drumming or playing the bagpipes? Organisers of the national pipe band championships are providing an opportunity for youngsters to “Have-a-Go” at bagpipes and drums. The Have-a-Go tent will be operating on the morning of Saturday 20 March at the National Pipe Band Championships. Youngsters who would like to know more about bagpiping and pipe band drumming can talk to people and beat a drum, blow a chanter or raise a mace. Playing drums and bagpipes in a pipe band is a great experience for youngsters and this year’s contest features a record number of entries in the juvenile competition. The contest is being staged at Mitre10 Park, Percival Road, Hastings - entry to the park will be by gold coin donation. The competition starts at 9am on Friday 19th and continues until late afternoon Saturday 20th. More details are on the contest website nzpbchamps.nz