A ROBBER threatened a staff member with a gun before demanding cash from a safe at a Southampton amusement arcade.

The incident happened between 8.55am and 9.12am on Wednesday, August 5, at Golden Touch amusement arcade in High Street, Southampton.

Police say a member of staff was opening up the venue when a man entered and threatened her with a black gun, before demanding money from the safe.

He is described as being between 20 and 25 years old, between five feet and ten inches and five feet and 11 inches tall, and of a slim build.

He was wearing blue jeans, a blue t-shirt under a grey hoody with the hood worn up over a cap, trainers, and a face mask.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident can call police on 101, quoting 44200294513.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.