Man attempts to rob Mount dairy with a knife
A dairy on Oceanbeach Road, Mount Maunganui has faced an attempted robbery at knife point this morning.
Police were called after a man demanded a packet of cigarettes from a dairy, armed with some sort of small knife, a police spokesperson says.
“Police located the man a short distance away and took him into custody.”
The 34-year-old man is scheduled to appear in Tauranga District Court on Monday charged with assault with intent to rob.