South Wales Police is investigating a robbery at a shop in Llanishen, Cardiff.
Police were called to The Local on the corner of Station Road and Kimberley Terrace at around 6.20am this morning (Monday, June 19)
An unknown male threatened a member of staff with knife and stole packets of cigarettes after failing to get cash from the till.
Officers are doing CCTV and house and house enquiries to identify the suspect.
“Convenience stores play a vital role in our communities, and we will not tolerate them being targeted in this way,” said Detective Inspector Tim Jones.
“Thankfully, no one was hurt but this was a frightening incident for the member of staff, and we are doing everything we can to find the person responsible.”
The suspect was wearing a hoody, a balaclava and either gloves or socks on his hands.
Witnesses or anyone with information or footage is asked to contact us quoting 2300201587.
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