A man has been left shaken after an attempted robbery at a shop in Falkirk.
At 11.55am on Tuesday, a man entered A and Z Stores in West Boreland Road.
He brandished a weapon at the 37-year-old male staff member, demanding money.
The victim was shocked but unhurt and the man left empty-handed.
Detective Constable Colin McInally said: “We are looking to trace a man who was described as young by his voice only, he was wearing blue trainers with a white sole, with dark blue jeans, a black hooded jumper with white tassels.
“He was also wearing a black balaclava with eye and mouth holes and wearing white gloves.
“It is understood he was in possession of a dark blue knife, possibly a Stanley or craft knife style.
“Anyone who was in the area at the time or knows who was responsible should call Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 1370 of August 4 2020.”
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