DETECTIVES are looking for a man who made threats and demands for a shop worker to open the till.
Hampshire police have released CCTV images in an appeal to help identify a man who may know about an attempted robbery.
The incident happened shortly after 10pm last night ,when a man entered the One Stop store in Highland Road, Southsea.
Police say he appeared to be carrying a knife when he made threats and demands for a female shop worker to open the store’s till.
The shop worker, a woman aged in her 20s, activated the store alarm and the man left empty-handed. She was not assaulted and not injured.
Nothing was reported stolen.
The suspect was described as white, 5ft 7ins tall, and wearing a white hat, grey scarf, black clothes and black gloves.
Anyone with information is asked to call Fratton police station on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.