A man has been arrested in Kāpiti this morning in relation to the aggravated robbery of a Napier retail premise yesterday afternoon.
Police were notified just before 2pm yesterday of a robbery at a retail premise on Gloucester St, Greenmeadows.
A man allegedly entered the store holding an axe and threatened staff before taking a quantity of cash and cigarettes. He fled the scene prior to Police arrival.
No one was injured in the incident.
A 32-year-old man was located at a Paraparaumu address early this morning and is due to appear in the Porirua District Court today facing charges of aggravated robbery and breaching conditions.