SUPERMARKET workers in Portsmouth were threatened last night as part of a robbery. 

At approximately 9.15pm, a man entered the Spar store on London Road, Hilsea, and threatened a staff member before taking cash from a till.

No-one was injured in the altercation but enquiries are still ongoing to find the suspect.

Police have requested to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen or heard anything that could assist the search.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: "We’re particularly keen to hear from two men who were seen in the area at the time."

The first man is described as white, approximately 5foot 9inches tall with a slim build.

He was wearing a black jacket, black trousers, black trainers with white soles, a dark face covering and possibly also wearing a black beanie hat.

He spoke with a local accent.

The second man is described as white, approximately 20-years-old, with blonde hair.

He was wearing black clothing and was in possession of two mountain bikes

Anyone with information can phone police on 101 with reference 44210188289. Alternatively you can phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.