A shop in Paisley has been robbed and staff threatened with a weapon in Paisley.

Staff at Mamies Day to Day store in McKenzie Street were left badly shaken during a robbery on Friday evening bout 9:40pm.

Police said a man threatened staff with a weapon and demanded money before running off in the direction of Tannahill Road.

Officers said the robber escaped with a “two-figure sum of money” and that no-one was injured in the incident.

Det Insp Thomas Parker said: “Officers are in the process of reviewing CCTV footage in an effort to gain more information about the suspect and the incident.

“It’s imperative we trace the man responsible and I am appealing to anyone who may have been in area of Tannahill Road and McKenzie Street around the time of the incident to get in touch with us – you may think what you saw or noticed is unimportant but please do pass it on to police.”