Police are searching for a man who held up a York shop at knifepoint
The robbery took place at Farm Foods on Front Street in Acomb at about 4.30pm on Sunday (23 December).
A man entered the store, stood in line at the till then produced a knife and grabbed cash from the till.
As he tried to leave the store he was tackled to the ground by a customer before running out of the store.
He climbed on his bike and cycled at speed past Domino’s Pizza.
The customer received a hand injury in the tackle.
The offender is described as
- aged 30 to 35
- with a stocky build
- wearing a knee length jacket
- which covered his face.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.