Police have launched an appeal for information after reports of a knife-point robbery at a supermarket in Stukeley Meadows.

Officers were called shortly after 9am today (Friday) to the Tesco Express store, in Wertheim Way, after staff reported a knife-wielding robber had entered the premises.

Police said it was unclear whether anything had been stolen but confirmed that nobody had been injured in the incident.

A spokesman for the constabulary said: "It has been reported the offender left on a silver and red mountain bike.

"He is described as about 5' 7" to 5' 8", wearing a waist-length camouflage jackets with the hood up and also a balaclava."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.