Two teenage men have been arrested and charged following the aggravated robbery of a petrol station near Palmerston North.

The 16-year-old and 19-year-old allegedly robbed the Pioneer Highway Mobil petrol station in the early hours of March 24.

The 16-year-old will appear in the Palmerston North Youth court and the 19-year-old will appear in the Palmerston North District court.

Detective Sergeant Gary Milligan thanked members of the public for their assistance.

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"It is pleasing when members of the public come forward with information," said Mr Milligan.