Armed robbers threatened an employee with a knife and stole money from a charity tin when they raided the BP petrol station at Butts Road in Alton last night
Police were called at about 8pm and soon afterwards officers spotted a white van at the junction of High Street and Turk Street.
A 31-year-old man from Alton was arrested on suspicion of robbery and possessing a knife. A 38-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested on suspicion of robbery and drug-driving. Both remain in custody.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 44230019490.