A couple were assaulted during a "frightening" robbery bid in Lanarkshire. 

Police say a 67-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman were threatened but thankfully left uninjured during the incident at Birkshaw Tower, Gowkthrapple in Wishaw. 

The assault took place at around 8.40am on Tuesday, April 30 - with officers now releasing CCTV after the incident.

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They believe the man shown in the image may have information that could assist them and would appeal to anyone who recognises him to come forward.

Detective Constable David Duers, of Wishaw CID, said: "This was a frightening experience for the victims and our inquiries have been ongoing.

"If you have any information about this incident or can identify this man, please contact us on 101 quoting incident number 0650 of April 30, 2019 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."