Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery at an address in Kawerau last night. 

Police were called to reports of a vehicle collision at an address on Onslow Street at 12.30am.

It appears the collision was a deliberate attempt to gain access to a commercial premises.

However, the building has then caught fire.

Two offenders ran from the scene, one of whom appeared to be injured.

If anyone has any information about this incident or the people involved please call 105 and quote the file number 211007/6437.