A Darwin City worker has been injured during an alleged robbery.
A 36-year-old woman is accused of stealing a bag of chocolates from a shop in Darwin CBD at around 1:50am Monday, before the store employee attempted to stop her.
The woman allegedly punched the employee in the face before fleeing the scene.
Police attended the scene a short time later, and with the use of police CCTV operators located the woman nearby.
She has been arrested and remains in police custody, with charges expected to be laid.