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Appeal following attempted armed robbery in Cross Hills

Appeal following attempted armed robbery in Cross Hills

Published at 10:32am 17th March 2016. (Updated at 4:18pm 17th March 2016)

Police are appealing for information after a man with a knife tried to rob a convenience store near Skipton.

The hooded man went into the Spar shop in Cross Hills carrying a kitchen knife and a plastic bag.

He told a member of staff to fill the bag with money, but ended up leaving empty-handed.

No-one was injured in the incident which was reported at around 7.55pm on Wednesday.

Anyone with information is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously, quoting reference number 12160046299.