Esperance detectives are seeking the help of locals following an armed robbery overnight.
The incident occurred at a liquor store on Pink Lake Road in Esperance at around 10pm.
A female staff member attended the store after the alarms was activated.
When she arrived, she was confronted by a man armed with a piece of wood, who threated the staff member and demanded she re-open the store to provide him with alcohol.
He then ran from the store and was last seen heading towards Harbour Road.
His profile is around 30 years of age, light brown complexion, light brown short hair and a tattoo on his left collar bone.
He was wearing black knee length shorts and no shirt.
If you have any information regarding this incident, contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.