Police are hunting an armed woman who robbed a dairy in Tokoroa this week.

Described as being of medium to solid build, she was armed with a knife when she robbed the Manaia Street Dairy about 5pm on Tuesday.

She took a number of items before escaping.

Staff members chased after her, but lost sight of her.

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The Manaia Street Dairy was robbed by a knife-wielding woman. Photo / Google
The Manaia Street Dairy was robbed by a knife-wielding woman. Photo / Google

The woman was wearing a dark blue Adidas hooded jumper with gold or yellow stripes running down the sleeves. She was also wearing black tights.

Police are urging anyone who may have seen her to come forward.

**Can you help? Call Tokoroa Police: (07) 885 0100 or CrimeStoppers anonymously: 0800 555 111.