Knifepoint robbery at Nelson shop

Hunt for knifeman.

Hunt for knifeman.

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Police are hunting a knifeman who threatened a shop worker in Nelson before escaping with cash.

The incident happened at a shop in Reedyford Road around 10pm on Thursday.

Officers said the man walked into the store and brandished the weapon before running off with the contents of the till.

The man is Asian and of slim build, around 5ft 5in tall and was wearing a black jacket and hooded top.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.