Armed robbery at Tamworth Convenience Store

March 18, 2018

POLICE are appealing to the public for information after an armed robbery at a Tamworth convenience store today, Sunday 18 March.

Police say that at approximately 2:15pm today there was a robbery at McColls newsagents in Ellerbeck, Stonydelph.

Two males have entered the store and demanded money from the till.

The offenders were armed with a wooden handled item that is described as being similar to a wallpaper scraper.

One male is described as as being white, wearing a black scarf with white pattern covering his face, a navy hoody and grey joggers. The other male is described as wearing a black top, navy joggers and black trainers.

No members of staff were hurt in the incident and it is unknown at this time how much money was taken.

If anyone has any information in relation to this incident please contact Staffordshire Police quoting incident numerous 476 of 18/03/2018 or report it anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800555111 or