CCTV crosshills

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a member of staff was wounded during a knifepoint robbery at a petrol station in Cross Hills.

The robbery took place at around 5pm on Thursday 23 July in the BP-branded site on Station Road.

A man approached the counter of the shop and pointed a knife at a member of staff.

There was a struggle and the offender left with a small quantity of cash, in an unknown direction. The member of staff received a cut to his finger.

The suspect is described as aged around 20-25 years-old, approx. 5ft 9ins tall of slim build with green or brown eyes. He was wearing blue jeans, a black jacket, gloves and black face mask. He also spoke with what was described as a local accent

Police have released CCTV stills of the incident in an attempt to help identify the person responsible.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200125937 and email Harrogate CID on or call 101, ask for North Yorkshire Police and pass information to the Force Control Room.

Information can be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.