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Police given another extension to question two men arrested after shop raid in Wolverhampton

By Jordan Reynolds | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

Police have been granted another extension to question two men arrested after an armed robbery at a Tesco Express in Wolverhampton.

The Tesco Express on Hurst Road where the raid happened. Photo: Google

The raid happened nine hours after armed robbers stood up a One Stop shop in Tipton, before throwing away a bag full of cash as they were chased down by a member of the public.

The Tesco in Hurst Road, Wolverhampton, was targeted by two men at about 7.10pm on Monday. Police now have until 11.30pm tonight to question them.

Later in the evening two men, aged 50 and 51, were arrested on suspicion of robbery.

Officers investigating the robbery were also in Arlidge Close in Bilston on Tuesday.

Police are keeping an open mind as to whether the two robberies may be linked.

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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