A shop assistant was threatened with a knife in a Cumbernauld convenience store before a robber made off with cash.
The Shopsmart in Fleming Road was targeted on Friday at around noon.
The thief entered the shop before producing a knife and demanding cash.
He is described as white, about 5’ 10” tall and of slight build. He was wearing a light grey tracksuit and a dark grey balaclava. He made off via the wooded area near the shop at Allanfauld Road.
Police Scotland are appealing for information. Contact them on 503900.