Robbers threatened a staff member with scissors at Maidenhead's Tesco Express in Furze Platt Road on Wednesday night - before escaping with cash.

They struck at 10.30pm.

One man ordered the staff member to open the till. He pulled the till out before escaping with another man in the direction of Gringer Hill.

No-one was injured during the incident.

The main offender is described as white, in his twenties and around 5ft 11ins tall.

He had a slim build and was wearing a grey tracksuit hooded top with the hood up and a red scarf covering his face.

The second man is also white and was wearing darker clothing with his face covered.

Detective Inspector Ash Mohmood, of Force CID at Maidenhead, said: “We are in the early stages of this investigation, and I am appealing to anybody who was in the area of Furze Platt Road last night and believe that they may have witnessed this incident to make contact with police.

“I am also looking to hear from anybody who was driving in the area and who may have dash-cam footage that has captured this incident to please check this and contact us.

“You can call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43190387400.

“Alternatively, you can make a report online or call the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.”