Machete-armed offenders have robbed a Pizza Hut store in Palmerston North.

Police said three offenders wearing balaclavas entered the fast-food store on Broadway Ave about 11pm yesterday.

They took $400 before leaving in a black Ford Falcon sedan which was believed to have been stolen earlier in the evening.

Police have asked anyone with information to contact the Palmerston North station on (06) 351 3600.