A 26-year-old woman who Palmerston North police say used a bicycle in an aggravated robbery has been arrested.
West End Store - in the suburb of West End - was targeted on Wednesday night.
Police say the woman arrived on a bicycle, entered the store and demanded money.
They say she was confronted by the store owner outside and assaulted him, then rode off on her bike.
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Police have charged the woman with aggravated robbery and the aggravated wounding of the store owner.
The owner's in a stable condition but is still in hospital.
Detective Sergeant Johnny Oram is thanking the public for their help.