A female driver was waiting at traffic lights while they were on red, while her car was stopped.
A male approached her car and is believed to have used some kind of tool to smash the front passenger window of her Maroon-Coloured Citroen car, The offender then stole her bag containing a quantity of cash from the front passenger seat.
The incident happened at traffic lights on Festival Park in Stoke-on-Trent.
Police told Breaking News that the incident occurred at approximately 10.30am on Monday 4th November at the traffic light junction by the Vodafone Building on Forge Lane.
The female driver involved in the incident was not injured during the incident but has been left extremely shaken by the incident.
The Male offender was of average build and height and wearing a black coat, blue jeans
and a dark-coloured hat. No words were exchanged during the incident.
DC Carl Dixon, investigating officer Told Breaking News “This was a distressing incident for the
woman who was in the car at the time.
“I am keen to hear from anyone who was in the area of the traffic lights by the
Vodafone building on Monday morning.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Dixon at Staffordshire Police on
101 quoting incident number 197 of November 4, or independent charity
Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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