Police are seeking information following a burglary at a liquor store in Nelson early yesterday morning.
The incident occurred at Super Liquor on Muritai Street in Tahunanui, at around 4am on Sunday, police said in a statement.
The suspects are believed to have driven a stolen white Mitsubishi L300 van, registration BWY237, to the store and broken down the front door of the store.
The suspects then took alcohol before leaving in the stolen vehicle, which was found this morning in Stoke, Nelson.
Police enquiries are ongoing to locate the suspects.
Investigators would like to speak to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area at the time of the incident, or who witnessed anything suspicious in Stoke on Saturday night at around 10.30pm, when the vehicle is believed to have been stolen.
Anyone with information has been urged to call police on 105, quoting file number 200503/3269, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.