Thieves escape after attempted robbery at Wolverhampton pawnbrokers

By Annabal Bagdi | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

Thieves tried to force their way into a pawnbrokers during an early morning raid.

Thieves attempted to rob the store on Friday

Shattered glass spilled on to the pavement after the criminals smashed a window at Wolverhampton's H & T Pawnbrokers.

But the offenders fled empty-handed in a get-away car after officers rushed to the Cleveland Street store.

West Midlands Police is now on the hunt for the perpetrators of the attempted robbery, which took place at 6.30am on Friday.

Force spokesman Mike Woods said: "The offenders have tried to smash a window, but officers were quickly on the scene and the vehicle made off.

"The car, a blue Ford Mondeo, has been recovered elsewhere in the city. No one was injured and nothing was taken."

Witnesses should contact police on 101, quoting log 644.

Annabal Bagdi

By Annabal Bagdi

Senior reporter based at head office in Wolverhampton.


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