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High street Spar staff threatened at knife-point by push-bike robbers

By Carl Jackson | Pelsall | Crime | Published:

Two knife-wielding robbers threatened staff at a shop before fleeing on pedal bikes with a haul of cash.

The Spar in High Street, Pelsall. Photo: Google Street View

Spar in High Street, Pelsall, was targeted around 9pm on Sunday.

Both suspects covered their faces with scarves.

A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called to the Spar store in Pelsall High Street just after 9pm on Sunday 3 September to a report of an armed robbery.

"It is believed two men threatened staff with knives and demanded cash.

"One of the men is described as wearing a blue jacket with an orange rim on the hood, while the other was in a grey hooded jacket with blue jeans. Both men covered their faces with scarves.

"They managed to make off with a quantity of cash and are reported to have ridden off on pedal bikes.

"Investigations remain on-going and anyone with information or who witnessed what happened and hasn’t yet spoken to police is asked to call 101."

Carl Jackson

By Carl Jackson
Reporter - @cjackson_star

Senior reporter for Staffordshire and Walsall.

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