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Masked men threaten man with machetes in terrifying Stourbridge burglary

By Dayna Farrington | Stourbridge | Crime | Published:

Five masked men armed with machetes stormed a house and threatened a man in a terrifying raid.

Meon Rise, in Pedmore. Picture: Google

Police are appealing for information after the raiders made off with a car, cash and jewellery.

The men wearing balaclavas entered the rear of the home in Meon Rise, in Pedmore, Stourbridge, while holding machetes.

When inside, they threatened a man visiting the house and stole car keys, cash and jewellery.

The culprits then fled the scene in a BMW 118 – which they stole from outside the house.

The terrifying incident unfolded at around 4.40pm on Thursday.

West Midlands Police is now investigating the burglary.

A spokesman for the force said: "No-one was injured and no arrests have been made.

"Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact us."

Call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting incident reference number 20DY/8241W/18.

Alternatively, information can be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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