POLICE have released descriptions of three men wanted in connection with an attempted robbery at a North Yorkshire shop.

The men entered Costcutter in Wreyfield Drive, Scarborough, at about 7pm on Wednesday, and demanded money from the till. An employee sounded the alarm, and the three ran off empty-handed.

All three were white and in their late teens. The first wore a cream hooded jacket, with a blue and white scarf covering his face, dark bottoms and black gloves.

The second wore a black hooded jacket with grey jogging bottoms with white stripes down the sides, and black gloves.

The third man wore a black jacket, a black hooded top and bright orange gloves.