Police are investigating an incident, possibly a robbery, at a TAB in Whanganui this morning.
The TAB in Gonville is closed and police inside.
A person at the scene said they saw a man walking slowly away from the TAB who when he turned, the witness saw he had his face covered.
The TAB, in Puriri St, is about 200 metres from a busy shopping centre.
The incident happened about 10.30.