A dairy owner was allegedly threatened by three robbers with weapons who then led police on a pursuit through the Waikato.
Three people entered the Waihou dairy about 6.40pm last night and allegedly threatened the owner with weapons before stealing cigarettes and a phone, police said.
The three then fled the scene in a car driven by a fourth offender, police say.
Police found the car a short time later on State Highway 27 near Matamata and road spikes were used to stop it when the driver refused to pull over.
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The offenders jumped out of the car and ran away through farmland.
A police dog unit tracked one of the offenders to a nearby house.
A 19-year-old man was arrested in relation to the aggravated robbery and will appear in court today.
Police are still searching for the other three offenders.