A group of men armed with parts of a crutch held up a dairy in New Lynn, West Auckland, taking off with cigarettes and cash.
Police are appealing for information on the aggravated robbery yesterday morning, releasing security camera images of the offenders who arrived in a silver vehicle around 10am.
Three of the four men entered the store and were armed with parts of a crutch.
One of them wore a mask, a black hoodie and grey track pants.
Another wore a grey hoodie with dark track pants, and the third man was dressed in a blue hoodie and dark track pants.
They took off with cigarettes and cash before leaving in the silver vehicle towards Golf Road.
Anyone with information who can assist the investigation is being urged to contact Waitemata Police on 09 839 0600 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.