A petrol station worker was threatened by an armed gang in a late night raid.
The incident happened at 10.35pm on Tuesday at the Ansdell filling station in Church Road, St Annes.
Four masked me, carrying weapons entered the service station and threatened an employee.
They took a large number of cigarettes before running away from the scene.
Police investigations into the incident are continuing today.
Anybody with information on the robbery should call 101.