Detectives are appealing for information after a burglar knocked the door of a property in Burntwood before threatening the homeowner with a crowbar and stealing a car.
Officers were called to a property near Springhill Road, Burntwood, at around 8.30pm yesterday (Monday 21 February) following reports of a burglary.
It is reported the offender attempted to gain entry to the property using a crowbar.
The offender then knocked on the door, which the victim opened, and forced his way into the property where he threatened the victim with a crowbar and demanded the car keys.
No one was hurt.
A brown wallet was also stolen from the property and CCTV cameras were damaged.
The offender is described as a tall male wearing a white mask, a black tracksuit and gloves.
Officers are currently conducting house-to-house inquiries and increasing patrols in the area to reassure the community.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have CCTV or dashcam footage of the area at the time should contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 701 of 21 February.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.