POLICE have released the shocking CCTV footage of an attempted robbery at a supermarket in Barrow.

The CCTV footage of an attempted robbery investigation at Co-Op Foods in Harrel Lane, Barrow has been released.

The incident occurred on Sunday February 9 around 10.20pm.

An unknown person attacked two members of staff as they were closing the store.

Police would like to speak with the persons pictured as part of their investigations.

The Mail:

A team leader, who works at the Co-Op in Harrel Lane, revealed the staff are all 'shook up' by the events.

She said: “The staff are all shook up from what happened.

"We’re all quite on edge and frightened."

She said the store hired a security guard in the immediate aftermath of the attack.

"We did have a security guard for the first week for safety reasons," she said.

"Thankfully both staff members are back working but obviously still shook up."

The Mail:

Anyone with any information or can identify the individual is asked to contact police on 101, email 101@cumbria.police.uk or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.