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Woman attacked as masked gang flee from Aldi robbery

By Dayna Farrington | Smethwick | Crime | Published:

A woman was assaulted by a group of armed thieves as they fled from a supermarket in Bearwood.

The Aldi supermarket in Bearwood. Picture: Google

The group of masked men, who were believed to be armed with screwdrivers, entered the Aldi store, in Bearwood Road, and stole cash from a security worker.

A woman outside the shop was assaulted during a failed attempt to take her car as the men tried to flee the scene. She suffered minor hand injuries.

The men are then believed to have escaped in a white Ford Focus.

The robbery took place just after 11am today.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting log number 855 of June 7.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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