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CCTV image of Saturday's Stafford petrol station raid released

By Staf Newsletter  |  Posted: October 22, 2013

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STAFFORDSHIRE police have released a CCTV image of a man in connection with Saturday’s raid on a Stafford petrol station.

 The robbery took place at around 1.30pm on the forecourt of the Esso petrol station on Lammascote Road in Stafford.

The two men arrived on a Honda 500 CB motorbike registration BX51 MFU, before one of the men, believed to be the passenger, attacked a security guard and stole a quantity of cash.

The man is described as white, aged in his twenties and wearing a black coat, black tracksuit bottoms with a white stripe, trainers and a black full-face motorbike helmet with a distinctive oval logo on the back.

The motorbike’s rider was wearing a grey coat and a dark-coloured full-face helmet.

The security guard, who wasn’t harmed in the incident was badly shaken.

The two men then left the scene before dumping the bike, which was later found off Riverway on the car park of the cricket and hockey club opposite the White Eagle Polish Club.

The bike was also seen near the Hough Retail Park at about 1.15pm prior to the robbery.

Police are keen to trace a man driving a dark-coloured Hyundai people carrier-type vehicle that was at the petrol station at around 1.30pm as he may be a possible witness and are urging anyone with any information to call 101 quoting serial reference 397.

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