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Police investigating a robbery at a Shropshire service station are appealing for witnesses.

The attack happened around 9.50pm on Friday 25 September when a man went into the Applegreen Service Station in Church Stretton and threatened staff with a hammer.

He made off with money and cigarettes. Staff were left shaken but otherwise uninjured.

The suspect is described as white, wearing a blue puffer jacket with a hood and blue tracksuit bottoms.

Detective sergeant Darren Stacey, from Shropshire CID, said: “This was obviously a traumatic and horrific incident for the victim and we’re keen to hear from anyone who may have any information that can help with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information should contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 711_I_25092020, or alternatively information can be reported online at www.westmercia.police.uk

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.