Two youths have been arrested following an alleged gunpoint robbery in a residential area of Tokoroa, Waikato, yesterday .

Police were called to Stanley St about 1pm with a report of a woman's car being stolen at gunpoint.

Two young men, believed to be in their mid to late teens and both wearing dark hoodies, allegedly pointed a gun at the woman, forcing her to get out of the car.

Police were told the two offenders then drove away in the car, heading north towards Billah St.

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Police say two youths were arrested in Putaruru this morning in relation to the incident, and their inquiries are continuing.