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Armed robber holds up shop with knife in West Lothian

Spar store at the Crofthead Centre in Livingston Image copyright Google
Image caption The man robbed the Spar store at the Crofthead Centre in Livingston at knifepoint

An armed robber who held up a West Lothian shop before stealing cigarettes is being sought by police.

The man robbed the Spar store at the Crofthead Centre in Livingston at about 14:00 at knifepoint.

He is white, 20 to 30 years old, 6ft 2ins tall and was wearing a beige jacket, white jeans, white trainers and a cream hat.

Another white man, 20 to 30 years old, 5ft 11ins tall is believed to have kept lookout during this incident.

He was wearing a blue jacket, white jeans and white trainers.

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses.

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