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.


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