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Officers from West Mercia Police are appealing for information after the owner of a service station was threatened and cash stolen during a robbery in Tong, near junction 3 of the M54 motorway in Shropshire.

The raid took place at around 9.45pm on Saturday 4 December at the service station on Newport Road.

Police say a white transit van, reported stolen from the Oakengates area earlier in the evening, and a black VW Golf were involved. Number plates were also reported stolen from the car park of business premises in Central Park.

The Golf parked near the petrol station while the van pulled into the forecourt, two suspects got out and vandalised an ATM.

The owner of the premises was threatened by a third suspect and a quantity of cash was reported stolen. No injuries were reported.

The van was abandoned nearby and the golf was driven away, travelling south on the M6.

West Mercia Police officers are asking anyone to get in touch who may have seen or captured on dash cam a white transit van or black VW Golf in the area around the time of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Mercia Police website quoting reference 685 of 4 December.