Detectives investigating a robbery at a shop in Dartford have released an image of a man who may be able to assist them.

The robbery was reported to have happened at 7.45am on Thursday, March 16 at the Co-Op in Chastillian Road, Dartford.

A spokesperson for Kent Police said: “A man is alleged to have entered the shop brandishing a large kitchen knife and then demanded that a staff member open the till.

“He is then reported to have climbed over the counter and continued to demand that the till was opened before jumping back over the counter and running out of the shop.

“The man is believed to have ran out onto Chastillian Road and then down Denver Road.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kent Police’s appeal line on 01474 366 149 quoting crime reference XY/11939/17.

Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.