A staff member at a Wellington takeaway restaurant has been left with serious injuries after a late-night robbery.
Taste of India in Miramar was robbed on Friday night, with police saying they were alerted to the crime at 11.50pm.
One person entered the Devonshire Rd restaurant and assaulted a staff member before fleeing with cash from the till.
The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries, police said.
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Stuff understands the injured person had surgery for their injuries on Saturday.
Police conducted a forensic examination on Saturday and had multiple leads to follow, they said.
Anyone who saw suspicious behaviour or had information which could help the investigation can contact police on 105 and quote the file number 210410/7867.