An Auckland security guard had a firearm pointed straight in the face during an aggravated robbery in the early hours of this morning.
The robber retrieved a sum of cash from a transit van after making demands of the guard.
Police are investigating the incident which they said happened around 6.15am on Great South Rd, Manurewa.
Police have been conducting a number of area inquiries this morning. The investigation is still ongoing.
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"Thankfully, the guard did not sustain any injuries in the incident," a police spokesperson told the Herald.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 105 quoting the file number 210602/6628.