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Staffordshire Police appeal for information over robberies

Officers are appealing for information following a spate of robberies recently in the Stoke-on-Trent and Tamworth areas.

The incidents were reported between Friday (4th March) and Monday (7th March).

Officers were called to Middle Entry, Tamworth at around 1.10pm on Friday (4th March).

It is reported the victim had a large quantity of cash stolen from her bag, described as bright orange.

The offender is described to be an Asian woman, in her 20s, with long black hair. It is also believed the offender had a male accomplice, described as Asian, of a large build, with short black hair.

The victim was left shaken following the incident.

Around an hour later, officers were called to a property off Sun Street, Hanley, where it is believed a woman was pushed to the ground by two Asian men and gave them a quantity of cash.

It is reported both males left the scene on foot.

The following day on Saturday (5th March), officers were called to Bolebridge Street, Tamworth, at around 8.35pm.

A male youth reported how he and his friend, also a male youth, were approached by a group of seven-eight youths.

Both victims were assaulted and a Louis Vuitton bag and scarf were stolen.

No injuries were sustained by the victims.

On Sunday (6th March), officers were called to Lysander Road, Meir at around 3pm.

A male youth reported how he had been assaulted by another boy and had his hat, worth £60, stolen.

The offender is described as white, in his mid-teens, with short blonde hair, and was seen wearing a black jacket and black cargo walking trousers.

These incidents are not connected.

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact us on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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