IMAGES of the man police believe held up a Galashiels post office at knifepoint have been released.

Detectives want to quiz the man captured on CCTV in connection with the robbery at Balmoral Place on Wednesday, May 1.

Detective Inspector Ben Leathes told us: “This was a frightening incident for the staff member involved who was thankfully not injured during the incident.

“I’d appeal to anyone who may have seen the man in the images around the Balmoral Place or wider Galashiels area on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 1 to come forward to assist our inquiries.

“Anyone who recognises the man and can help us identify and trace him is asked to come forward as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.