AN armed robber threatened a worker at knifepoint at a Wirral shop.

The incident happened at around 11.30am on Monday at Singhsbury’s in St Paul’s Road, Seacombe.

Police say the man stole alcohol, cigarettes and cash before fleeing the scene.

Staff were uninjured  but were “very shaken,” according to officers.

A 20-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of robbery in connection with the incident and is being questioned by police.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information can contact Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.