Police are calling for information after a knife point robbery at a shop in Ilfracombe.

A man dressed in dark clothing and a hoodie, with his face covered, threatened a shop worker at the St Mary's Premier Express store on the seafront at around 8pm yesterday (Sunday, April 28).

The suspect fled with a quantity of cash and tobacco products, leaving the cashier unhurt but very shaken.

Police investigating the robbery are seeking information to help identify the male, or for local residents and shops with CCTV in the area to come forward.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101, or via email at 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference number CR/037314/19.

The St Mary's Premier Express store on Ilfracombe seafront. Picture: GoogleThe St Mary's Premier Express store on Ilfracombe seafront. Picture: Google

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555111 or at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.