Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at a store on Gordonton Road in Hamilton last night.
At around 8pm, several offenders entered the store armed with knives, and took a quantity of cigarettes.
The offenders left the scene in two cars, which were located abandoned on Springfield Crescent at around 10.30pm.
Enquiries are ongoing to identify and locate those involved.
Police would like to hear from anyone was in the area around the time of the robbery and has information which could assist our enquiries.
If you can help, please contact Police via our 105 phone service or online using Update My Report. Please reference file number 220903/5718.
Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 or at www.crimestopper-nz.org.