Robber threatens staff with gun at Sefton off-licence

A man threatened staff at a Merseyside off-licence with a gun before demanding they hand over cash and cigarettes.

The robber burst into Simply Drinks, in St John's Road, Waterloo, Sefton, at 1830 BST on Sunday.

The man, described as white, 5ft 11in (1.8m) tall, of medium build and wearing dark clothing, ran off in the direction of Rockland Road.

Staff were uninjured but shocked. Police have urged anyone with any information to contact them.

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