Earlier this morning (7th Jan), South Wales Police responded to an attempted robbery in Ramsdens on Taff Street, Pontypridd just before 9am.
A male entered the store with a knife, and an employee sounded an alarm.
The suspect then made off from the store empty handed and no-one was injured.
The suspect is described as being in his late 20s – early 30s, he was wearing a navy/black coat, with a black beanie hat and a red scarf across the mouth.
If you witnessed the incident or have further information, please contact us on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 1900007294.