POLICE have released a CCTV image in relation to a knifepoint robbery at a shop.

The incident happened just before 5pm on December 27 at a newsagents on Lee Green, Mirfield.

A police spokesperson said: "A male entered the shop and went to the till area with a can of beer.

"Once the till was opened, he pulled out a knife and made demands for cash, however left with the can of beer only."

It is believed the male was in company with two other males.

They all walked off in the direction of Water Royd Lane.

Detectives are keen to speak to anyone with information about the male pictured, or who witnessed any part of this offence.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kirklees District CID via 101, quoting crime reference 13180647454, or to use the 101 Live Chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website.

Information can also be given anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.