Hamilton liquor store robbed by pistol-wielding man

Police have launched an investigation into the aggravated robbery of a Hamilton liquor store.

CCTV footage of the robber Photo: Supplied/ Police

A hooded man entered Smugglers Liquor on Hyde Avenue just after nine o‘clock last night.

The police say he threatened staff with a small black pistol.

The man then stole cash and cigarettes before running out of the store toward Rodney Street.

No one was injured during the robbery.