Former Crusader Guildford helps catch robber

Former Crusaders and All Blacks winger Zac Guildford and three team-mates helped
catch and alleged shoplifter in Napier earlier this week.

According to reports Guildford was with his Hawke’s Bay team-mates Ryan Tongia
and Chris Eaton at a restaurant when they saw a man run out of a nearby clothing
store.

The former Clermont Auvergne back told New Zealand television station TV3 that
Australian former rugby league player Tongia chased the alleged thief for about
200m down the road.

“Tongia set off in his perfect running style like he was off catching
a ball, it was pretty impressive to watch, ” said 26-year-old Guildford
who joined in the chase.

“He grabbed him by the hood and said, ‘Hey mate, listen, you better stop
here.’ “

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