A man is on the run after robbing a shop in Forfar.
The incident took place at the Premier Shop in Glenogil Terrace at 8.50pm last night.
A police statement said: “A male entered the shop, presented weapons at members of staff and stole a quantity of money before making off.
“The male was last seen turning left out of the shop and running away in Glenogil Terrace where he was lost to sight.
“The person responsible is described as a white male, slim build and was wearing a black jacket, hooded top, dark face mask, gloves, dark grey trousers and black footwear.
“If anybody recognises the male or has observed the male in the area before or after the crime or has any information about this crime then police would like to speak to them as a matter of urgency.
“Police Scotland can be contacted on 101 or speak to any officer.
“If they want to remain anonymous but have information that they want to supply, they can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”