Armed robbers hold up shop for Easter eggs

March 24th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS  

Wellington, March 24 (DPA) A gunman held up a shop in suburban Christchurch while a female accomplice stole chocolate Easter eggs, police in New Zealand said Tuesday.
The woman took the eggs off the counter after the shopkeeper refused demands to hand over money and cigarettes in Monday night’s stickup, a police statement said.

The pair and another woman fled in a waiting car.

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