A shop worker was threatened during a suspected armed robbery in Mirfield last night.
Police were called to the One Stop store in Greenside Road at 8.30pm.
A robber brandished what he claimed was a weapon wrapped in a plastic bag and demanded cash. The assistant handed over cash and the raider fled.
Det Insp Andrew Leonard, of Kirklees CID, said: “We are investigating a robbery at 8.30pm last night.
“A male entered the store and is believed to be carrying some sort of weapon. He made demands to the shop worker to hand over money, which they did.”
Police are hunting a white man in his 40s, 5ft 5in to 5ft 8in tall and of medium stocky build.
He was said to have a “long fat nose” and a round face with greying stubble.
Anyone with information should contact Huddersfield CID on 101.
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