A ROBBER threatened service station staff with a hammer before stealing money and cigarettes.

Police investigating the robbery at Applegreen Service Station in Church Stretton which happened at around 9.50pm on Friday (September 25).

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 08005 55111.