Elderly woman pushed to floor during robbery

Police are investigating a robbery in Hanley where a woman in her eighties was pushed to the floor.

They say a man entered AJ and J Newsagents on Lichfield Street at 6.30am this morning (3 September), and stole cigarettes and cash from the till.

The offender is described as a white male, aged between 25 and 30, with a slight blonde mustache and wearing a black tracksuit.

Officers say CCTV showed him entering the shop with a blue blanket wrapped around him, and leaving the scene in the direction of Regent Road. 

Anyone with information or CCTV should call Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 81 of September 3 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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