Gang armed with axes storm West Bromwich shop

By Thomas Parkes | West Bromwich | Crime | Published:

An axe-wielding gang threatened staff and stole cash during a raid on a shop in West Bromwich.

Four men entered the One Stop store on Vicarage Road, Hall End, with small axes yesterday, police believe.

No-one was hurt during the robbery, which took place just after 1pm.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: "Enquiries continue."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the force via live chat at between 8am and midnight or by calling 101 anytime.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Quote log number 1225 of July 18.

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
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