An Aberdeen shop worker was threatened with a blade and robbed this morning.
Detective Sergeant Emma Low said : “This incident was very frightening for the woman, she was extremely shocked but unhurt.”
Police now are appealing for information on the incident within L & M stores on Hutcheon Street at 3am this morning.
After threatening the 35-year-old shop assistant with a bladed weapon the suspect made off with her handbag.
Officers are now looking for a man in connection with the incident.
Sergeant Low added: “We are looking to trace a man who is described as wearing a grey tracksuit top, grey tracksuit trousers with a black stripe down the outside of the thigh, black beanie hat with small white logo on the front, white face mask and black gloves.
“Anyone with information that can assist our enquiry should call Police Scotland on 101, quoting 387 of 2 July.
“Alternative you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”