POLICE have launched a hunt for a man who robbed an Aberdeen sweet shop.
The man stole a high two-figure sum of money from the shaken staff at Wowzie on St Andrew Street.
The incident happened at around 8pm yesterday.
Police said the staff were shaken, but uninjured, in the robbery.
The man is described as 5’9″ with a medium build. He was wearing a blue jacket with a hood, light coloured trousers and light coloured shoes or boots. He spoke with a local accent and was last seen running in the direction of Charlotte Street.
Detective Constable Emma Forbes, who is dealing with the inquiry, said: “The Charlotte Street area would have been busy at the time of the crime and I would appeal to anyone who was in the area or recognises the description to come forward with any information they may have.”
Anyone with information is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if they wish to remain anonymous.