Police appeal after armed robbery in the early hours

DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery in Stoke-on-Trent in the early hours of this morning June 7).

Just after 1.40am a man was threatened with a gun as he was getting into his car in George Avenue, Meir. Three men stole a large quantity of cash and a suitcase. The victim was not injured.

The offenders, described as wearing black clothing and balaclavas, ran off down the street following the incident.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact 101, quoting incident 49 of June 7. Alternatively, for guaranteed anonymity, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.