A MAN armed with a crowbar threatened staff during a robbery at a shop in Oxton.

At around 6.40pm on Sunday, a man walked into the Home Brew Bottle Shop on Christchurch Road, Oxton. It is believed he was armed with a crowbar.

He demanded money from the shop assistant and ran out of the shop with a quantity of cash. Nobody was injured during the incident.

The man wanted by police is described as white, in his early to mid-20s and around 6ft tall.

At the time, he was wearing a dark coloured hooded top with the hood up to conceal his face and possibly a dark coloured hat. He was carrying an Asda plastic carrier bag.

Detective Inspector Phil Atkinson said: "I would appeal to anyone who was in the vicinity of Christchurch Road, Oxton, who saw anyone fitting the description of the man, or anyone who has any information about the incident to contact us."

Anyone with information can contact Merseyside Police social media desk via twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC.

You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 19100006365 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.