Police are seeking three males in relation to a robbery of a Palmerston North dairy on Saturday night.
At roughly 8:20pm police attended the scene of a robbery at Top Cook Dairy and Takeaways, said Det Sgt Jonathan Oram.
Three males had entered the shop and stole tobacco before getting into a white station wagon and driving into Savage Cres.
Sgt Oram said the three were armed with a baseball bat and hammer.
No one was injured in the robbery, and police are carrying out a scene investigation.
Anyone who may have seen the vehicle or people acting suspiciously around the dairy last night should contact Palmerston North police on (06) 351 3600 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.