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Gun shop in Christchurch hit by ram raid

Dec 02, 2022

A repair crew's truck outside Gun City on Cranford Street, Christchurch on Friday following an early morning ram raid. Photo: RNZ / Niva Chittock

The Gun City store in Christchurch has been ram raided.

Police were called to the Cranford St gun shop about 2.30am.

A vehicle had been used to gain entry and a stolen Mazda Demio was been recovered at the scene.

Police said four people left in a black Subaru Forester.

About 5.20am a Marshland Rd store was also burgled, with mallets used to gain entry.

Three people left in a small black car, possibly a Suzuki Swift, police said.

Police did not yet know if the events were linked and were looking at CCTV as part of their investigation.


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