POLICE have released a picture of a man they want to trace after a robber who claimed he had a gun attacked staff at a Kidderminster shop.

The incident happened at a convenience store on Mill Street on Saturday May 18 at around 2.25pm, when a man threatened staff claiming he had a gun.

He demanded the till be opened.

Kidderminster Shuttle: Police want to speak to this man Police want to speak to this man (Image: West Mercia Police)

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "He was unsuccessful in his attempt and then proceeded to assault staff before walking out with a bottle of alcohol.

"It is believed the man pictured may be able to assist with our enquiries."

Anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the robbery or recognises the man is asked to contact the Neighbourhood crime fighting team at NCFTNorthWorcs@westmercia.police.uk quoting incident number 00239_I_18052024 or by calling 01905717677.

You can also anonymously contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.