Raiders have struck this morning at a supermarket in Kidsgrove.
Two men wearing hi-vis jackets entered Tesco on Liverpool Road at 7.45am on Friday morning.
They attacked a female employee who was loading a till.
A police spokesman said: "The two men made off with a quantity of cash in a silver Ford Mondeo."
Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them on 101 quoting incident number 108 of Friday 10th November or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.