A MAN who assaulted a wine shop worker in Stone with a bladed weapon before making off with cash from the till is being hunted by police.
Detectives investigating the robbery at the Wine Cellar on Oulton Road on Sunday at 9.50pm have released CCTV footage of the man, who is described as white, tanned, possibly mixed race, slim, in his late 20s to early 30s with dark hair and eyes, and between 5ft 11 and 6ft.
He wore a white hooded top and was carrying an A4 document style black case.
The staff member, a 66-year-old woman, suffered an injury to her hand which required hospital treatment but is not believed to be serious.
The man is believed to have left the area in a dark Audi car driven by a woman.
Anyone who recognises the man’s description or saw the car described in the area is asked to contact DC Noel Hunt at Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 753 of September 8 or call Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.