Person seriously injured in robbery at Wellington restaurant

The robbery occurred on Friday night.
The robbery occurred on Friday night. Photo credit: Getty Images

Police are investigating after an aggravated robbery at a restaurant in the Wellington suburb of Miramar.

They received a report at 11.50pm on Friday, that an offender had entered a Devonshire Road restaurant and assaulted a staff member - before fleeing the scene with cash stolen from the till.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

A police spokesperson said a forensic scene examination took place yesterday, and officers are following a number of leads.