Nottinghamshire Police want to speak to a boy after an attempted robbery in New Basford.

Images of a boy who is described as a young Asian male have been released in connnection with the incident.

Officers were called to Jaspal News in Nottingham Road at around 1.30pm on December 16, 2016.

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They responded to reports that a male wearing a monkey mask had demanded money from the till with what appeared to be a toy gun.

He was challenged by the shop assistant and left empty handed.

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This information has only just been released by the police.

If you recognise him or have any information that could help, contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident 571 of December, 16.