North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information about a knifepoint robbery at a petrol station in Crosshills.

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

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

A struggle ensued and the offender left with a small quantity of cash, in an unknown direction.

The member of staff received a small 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 email Harrogate CID on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 101, ask for North Yorkshire Police and pass information to the Force Control Room.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200125937