A Whakatāne dairy has allegedly been held up at knifepoint this morning.
The owner of Mananui Dairy in James St, Prashant Patel, said four people entered the shop and one allegedly had a knife.
Patel said they took cigarettes.
A police spokeswoman said police arrived on scene about 8.15am.
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One person has been arrested in relation to the incident.
The spokeswoman said there were reports four occupants were in a vehicle who then allegedly ran off. The vehicle was found on Arawa Rd.