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Petrol station worker attacked during robbery

John Wood ·
police officer

A petrol station worker has been attacked during a robbery in the West Midlands carried out by five men.

One of the robbers claimed to be a police officer to gain access to the BP garage in Pedmore Road, Lye, at 4am on Sunday February 10.

The robbers attacked a member of staff before they grabbed alcohol, cash and cigarettes and fled the scene.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: “We are appealing for information following a robbery at a BP garage in Pedmore Road, Stourbridge, in the early hours of yesterday morning.

“Five men entered the garage at around 4am after one of them claimed to be a police officer.

“They attacked a staff member before fleeing with cash, cigarettes and alcohol. It’s believed they left in a gold coloured people carrier.

Anyone with information should contact the force via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime.

To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting crime reference number 20DY/34531E/19.