Auckland petrol station worker 'traumatised' after being threatened with machete

The Z petrol station on Waiheke Island was robbed on Monday night.
SIMON MAUDE/STUFF

The Z petrol station on Waiheke Island was robbed on Monday night.

A petrol station worker was threatened with a machete during an aggravated robbery on Auckland's Waiheke Island.

The worker, who was alone at the time, is "traumatised" after the incident, police said.

A man entered the Z petrol station in Onetangi Rd about 9.50pm on Monday.

He threatened the worker, then stole the two till drawers, police said.

The man is described as tall with a slim athletic build, wearing a balaclava and black puffer jacket and jeans.

Anyone with information or who might be able to identify the man can phone Waiheke police on 09 372 1150.

Information can also be shared anonymously via CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

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