The scene at the White Horse Inn after Monday's robbery.
Photo by Craig Baxter.
Police inquiries are continuing into a car park robbery
in Milton on Monday afternoon.
A Milton bar worker who was going to the bank with the hotel
takings was left shaken after being accosted by a robber, who
stole the takings about 4pm on Monday.
Police were called to the White Horse Inn, in Union St, at
4.15pm after reports of the robbery.
Sergeant Craig Dinnissen, of Balclutha, said the worker was
accosted by a male while getting into a vehicle in the car
park at the rear of the building and the banking taken.
The offender was spotted by a witness running from the rear
of the car park along Spenser St towards Cowper St.
Yesterday police released more details about the alleged
Sgt Dinnissen described him as being of medium build and
around 167cm to 175cm tall. He was wearing a black hoodie
without a zip in the front and used the hood to cover his
face during the incident. He also had a gruff voice and
smelled of cigarette smoke.
Sgt Dinnissen said an undisclosed amount of cash was taken in
the robbery, and yesterday confirmed no weapon was used.
Around the time of the incident a dark-coloured four-door,
4WD utility vehicle with a well deck was seen driving in a
southerly direction along Spenser St near the rear
entrance/exit to the White Horse Inn.
The ute is described as having been dirty and containing
The police would like to speak to the owner and occupants of
this vehicle, as well as to anyone who was in the Moore Park
area on Monday.
Anyone with information can contact the police on (03)
418-0203 or anonymously via the Crimestoppers line,