Police investigating Red Rooster robbery

A 40 year-old man is assisting police after Morwell Red Rooster was robbed with a firearm about 8pm on Wednesday.

Latrobe Criminal Investigation Unit said the man entered the store with the firearm and demanded an amount of money from staff who were closing the store at the time.

There were no customers present in store.

The man fled the scene in a car and was later arrested in Elgin Street, Morwell.

Witnesses are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au