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Man wielding screwdriver robs Irish bar in Christchurch

An Irish bar in Christchurch has been robbed by a man wielding a screwdriver, who got away with an undisclosed sum of money.

Craic Irish Bar on Riccarton Road, Christchurch. Source: NZ Police

Police are seeking the public's help to identify this man over the robbery at the Craic Irish Bar on Riccarton Road, Christchurch at around 10:30am today.

The man was armed with a screwdriver and demanded cash from staff before leaving with an undisclosed sum of money.

No one was injured in the incident.

He is described as Caucasian, of a skinny build, and between 40 and 50 years old.

He has some facial scarring and was wearing a light grey coloured sweatshirt with horizontal two toned stripes across the chest and arms, sunglasses, a hat and was carrying an over the shoulder satchel bag.