Police are investigating a robbery at a bar in Rotorua this morning.
A man forced his way into the Kiwi Spirit bar on Hinemoa St around 7:55am, stealing a large sum of cash before leaving. It is not yet known if he fled on foot or in a vehicle.
The man is described as wearing a dark top with a distinctive yellow fluorescent design on the back, dark trousers and black and white shoes or trainers.
A female staff member who was in the premises at the time is shaken, but uninjured.
Police are appealing for anyone in the Hinemoa St or Rotorua CBD area this morning to call Rotorua police on (07) 348 0099, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.