STAFF were threatened with a weapon at a Prestatyn garage during a robbery.

An amount of cash was also stolen during the incident at the Murco BP Service Station and garage on Marine Road on the morning of Tuesday, October 22.

A spokesperson for North Wales Police said: The robbery happened at around 1.20am, when a person wearing dark clothing with their face covered, entered the store and threatened the staff with a weapon before making off with a quantity of cash.

"Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of the store and saw a group of males acting suspiciously at the time, or who may have been driving past the location with a dashcam on board to contact police."

DC Jayne Marsden said: “The shop assistant has been left shocked by the incident but thankfully no-one was injured. Our enquiries are ongoing and officers are keen to hear from anyone who believes they have any information which may be relevant to the investigation.”

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information relating to the incident is urged to contact St Asaph CID on 101 with reference number X153576. Alternatively, use the live webchat