A man with a weapon made away with cash in an aggravated robbery at a dairy in Rotorua last night.
The man entered the store on Te Ngae Rd about 7.50pm and threatened the shopkeeper, a police media spokeswoman said.
She said the man was armed, but it was not yet clear what kind of weapon he had.
It was not a firearm, the spokeswoman said.
The offender made away with cash and was not found by police, who attended the incident and conducted an area search.
Inquiries are ongoing.