Bank heist intrigues Invercargill residents, leaves police stumped
Police examine the getaway car used in the robbery of the armoured van on Leven St in Invercargill. Dave Nicoll/STUFF Police at the scene of the unsolved bank heist at an ANZ Bank in Invercargill. Invercargill resident Hayden Hillas, who's dad's car was stolen and used in the robbery, remained hopeful the culprits would be caught. Southland's largest bank robbery on record happened on St Patricks Day 1983. Alistair Barr and Gibson Grace made off with $107,000 from the Lumsden Bank of New Zealand.