You better watch out! Man dressed as Santa Claus attempts to rob Great Yarmouth shop

A man wearing a red Christmas hat and Santa beard threatened a Great Yarmouth shop owner with what i

A man wearing a red Christmas hat and Santa beard threatened a Great Yarmouth shop owner with what is thought to be a kitchen knife two days before Christmas. - Credit: Supplied

A man dressed as Santa Claus threatened a Great Yarmouth shop owner with what is thought to be a knife two days before Christmas.

A man wearing a red Christmas hat and Santa beard threatened a Great Yarmouth shop owner with what i

A man wearing a red Christmas hat and Santa beard threatened a Great Yarmouth shop owner with what is thought to be a kitchen knife two days before Christmas. - Credit: Supplied

It happened around 2am on Wednesday, December 23, when a man walked into Express Store on St Peter's Road in the town centre and demanded cash.

He threatened the shop owner with what is thought to be a kitchen knife.

Nothing was stolen and no one was injured.

The male is described as being white, 5 foot 6 inches tall, between 25 and 30 years old, of a medium build and was wearing a dark coloured jacket, blue jeans, trainers, a red Christmas hat and white beard.

Express Store, in St Peter's Road, where a man dressed as Santa attempted a robbery on December 23

Express Store, in St Peter's Road, where a man dressed as Santa attempted a robbery on December 23 - Credit: Supplied

•Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or anyone with information should contact Det Sergeant Graeme Talbot at Great Yarmouth CID on 101, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.