Cash and booze stolen in Stourbridge petrol station raid

By Liam Keen | Stourbridge | Crime | Published:

A gang of men raided a Black Country garage after one of them pretended to be a police officer.

The BP garage on Pedmore Road. Photo: Google

Five men made off with cash, cigarettes and alcohol after attacking a member of staff at the BP garage on Pedmore Road, Stourbridge, in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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 Sunday 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 police via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime.

"To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Tell them what you know, not who you are.

"Please quote crime reference number 20DY/34531E/19."

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Trainee reporter at the Express & Star, primarily covering Wolverhampton. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319688.

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