Police have released CCTV footage of an aggravated robbery in Christchurch in a bid to catch the offender.
Police said a man entered a dairy on Kidbrooke Street, Bromley, yesterday with a firearm about 7.35am.
The footage shows a masked man wearing a black hoodie, black pants and white shoes and pointing a firearm.
Police said the shop owner was assaulted and taken to hospital, but had since been discharged.
They're urging anyone who recognises the man to phone Detective Craig Lattimore at Christchurch Central Police on 03 363 7400 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.