Merseyside Police are appealing for information after a robber made off with a cash box taken from a security guard during a raid at a Liverpool petrol station.

Police were called to the Shell garage in Smithdown Road, Wavertree, at around 11.40am on Friday October 23.

A member of staff reported that money had been stolen from a cash delivery guard by a lone man who is believed to have left the scene in a white car.

There were no reports that the guard had been injured. Unconfirmed reports said that the stolen cash box contained around £10,000.

The entire garage forecourt was closed off to the public following the incident while police investigated.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw anything is asked to call Merseyside Police on 0800 230 0600 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.