A SHOPKEEPER was left terrified after a man threatened them with a gun during a convenience store robbery.

The masked offender walked in to the Premier Store and post office in Barnards Way, Wantage, at about 3.30pm on Tuesday.

He approached the counter and then pointed a firearm at a staff member behind the till and demanded the cash from the till.

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He took the money and then left, walking towards Charlton Village Road.

No one was injured during the incident.

Investigating officer Paul Geddert said: "I am releasing this image as I believe someone will recognise his distinctive clothing or may have spotted him as his clothing would have been out of place on such a hot and sunny day.

"This is a concerning incident that took place during the daytime and I would like to reassure the community that we are conducting a thorough investigation into this offence and are following up on a number of leads.

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“If you recognise this man or have any information about this incident, please get in touch using our online form quoting reference number 43200107570."

Members of the public who wish to remain anonymous can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously via their website or on 0800 555 111.