A SHOP keeper was forced at gun point to empty the contents of his till during an armed robbery on Saturday.

Police were called to the shop on Tennyson Road, Monk Bretton at around 9.30pm on Saturday.

A man wearing a black balaclava pointed a hand gun at the shop assistant and demanded the contents of the till. He escaped with a drawer full of cash.

No one was injured during the incident.

Police have asked that anyone with information should contact them on 101 quoting incident number 1283 of the 4 August 2012, or call Crimestoppers on

0800 555 111.