Members from Strikeforce Trident responded to reports of a disturbance at a service station in Nightcliff around six o’clock this morning.
Multiple units attended and found that the store had been entered by a number of individuals armed with weapons. The individuals caused significant damage to the store and assaulted a staff member and a member of the public who attempted to intervene, Northern Territory Police say.
The offenders left the scene after stealing a number of items from the store.
Three males are currently assisting police with their enquiries. Investigations are ongoing.
Anyone with information is urged to notify police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers.