A 13-year-old will appear in court this afternoon after a robbery at a liquor store in Yaldhurst.
Armed officers could be seen along Yaldhurst Rd and elsewhere around the area on Monday morning.
A police spokesperson said they received a report at 10.25am that a store on the road had been robbed.
The 13-year-old was armed with a saw, the spokeswoman said.
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"He is due to appear in the Christchurch Youth Court this afternoon on a charge of aggravated robbery and possession of an offensive weapon."
Stuff is reporting it was Liquorland Yaldhurst that was robbed.