Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses after a robbery took place at Ainsdale Spar Shop, Liverpool Road, Ainsdale, Southport, at approximately 6:45pm tonight (Wednesday 19th December 2012).

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Police have cordoned off the crime scene and are currently awaiting CCTV recording from inside the shop.

Crime scene detectives have been called to the scene.

Staff were left in shock.   Nobody was injured during the incident.

Update to follow

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