Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed a Kawerau dairy wielding a tomahawk.
At around 6.45pm on Saturday, an offender armed with a tomahawk axe entered the River Road Dairy and threatened the shop assistant, stealing cigarettes and confectionary.
Police are seeking information from the public in relation to the robbery, and would like to speak to the man pictured, as they believe he may be able to assist with enquiries.
The male offender was wearing a red bucket style hat, black rain style jacket with red trim on the pockets, and black pants with a rope and hook around the hips.
Anyone who may recognise him by his clothing is asked to please contact Kawerau Police on 07 323 1400.
Alternatively, information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.