DUDLEY's top cop has made a personal appeal to find those responsible for a terrifying attempted car jacking against an elderly couple in Pedmore earlier this year.

The incident happened in broad daylight in Stevens Road on February 11 in which a retired couple were threatened at knife point for their car keys in their own home.

A 71-year-old woman was threatened with a machete on her driveway and then was followed into her house by two masked men.

The assailants were challenged by the woman's husband, also aged 71 and were disturbed by neighbours arriving at the scene.

The intruders then fled empty-handed on a red and black scooter.

A CCTV still of the suspects was released in February and a fresh appeal was launched six weeks ago, but the knife-wielding assailants have not yet been caught.

Chief Superintendent Sally Bourner, who heads up policing across the Dudley borough, has appealed for anyone with any information, no matter how small, to get in touch.

Chief Superintendent Bourner said: "We know someone knows who they are. Our appeal six weeks ago led to lots of information and the appeal is still very much active but we need the public to help us. If you know anything, let us know.

"We want to put the final piece of the jigsaw together because we want to secure justice for Josephine."

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers and quote crime reference number 20DY/35759G/19.