A BP garage in Lye was targeted by a gang of thieves, after one of the intruders claimed to be a police officer.

The robbery took place around 4am on Sunday morning (February 10), when five men entered the garage after one of them claimed to be a police officer.

The gang attacked a staff member in the garage, before leaving with cash, cigarettes and alcohol.

Police believe the men escaped in a gold coloured people carrier.

An appeal for information has been launched by police.

Anyone with information should contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime, or Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Crime reference number 20DY/34531E/19 should be quoted.