Police are scouring Tauranga South after a robbery of a Greerton store this afternoon.

A police communications spokeswoman said they were looking for a person seen running from a liquor store.

It is understood the robbery took place at Greerton Liquor, on the corner of Cameron Rd and Chadwick St.

A reporter at the scene said there was a heavy police presence at the scene with many police officers on foot around the shopping centre, and other police cars being driven around the streets.

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The reporter saw an ambulance parked near Greerton Liquor.

More to come.