Cashier suffers head wounds after violent attack at Birmingham petrol station

Police have launched an appeal after a cashier was assaulted and threatened with a knife at a petrol station.

Do you recognise this man?
Do you recognise this man?

The suspect entered Esso, in Pershore Road, Selly Park, in Birmingham, at around 7.15pm on March 14.

He picked up a bottle of spirits and a can of beer – and tried to leave without paying.

When challenged by a cashier, he launched into a violent attack.

The victim was left with two head wounds – one which required 14 stitches – as well as bruising to his face, body and arms.

West Midlands Police officers have now released images and CCTV of the suspect in a bid to trace him.

Anyone who recognises him is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting crime number 20BW/73001G/21.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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