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Witness appeal for robbery from Bromsgrove shop

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery from a shop in Gilbert Road, Bromsgrove.

The incident took place at about 10.50pm on Monday 2 July, just before closing time, when one male entered the store just prior to the closing time. He was carrying a wooden bat and demanding the safe to be opened. He made off with an unknown quantity of cash from the safe.

He is believed to be about 6ft tall, of unknown age, wearing a balaclava, and possibly dressed in a black and white short sleeve T-shirt and long sleeved top, blue jeans or bottoms and black boots. He was holding a bag, possibly blue with green writing. 

He arrived at the shop from the Rock Hill direction and was last seen in the vicinity of Austin Road where the bat was recovered.

No staff were injured during the incident.

Any witnesses should contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting Incident 912S of 020718, asking for the information to be passed to DC 3546 Westwood of Kidderminster Police Station. Alternatively phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Issued: 09.50am, 05.07.18, NS, Corporate Communications

Published 05/07/18