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Bar staff 'frightened and upset' after robbery outside pub

By Megan Archer | Brierley Hill | Crime | Published:

Bar staff at a pub were left terrified after two workers were robbed outside by men demanding cash.

The incident happened outside The New Wellington

West Midlands Police are investigating after the robbery outside The New Wellington pub on Brettell Lane, in Brierley Hill, at about 8pm on Sunday.

Two women came out of the pub, carrying the pub's takings, and got into a car when two men jumped into the back of the vehicle and demanded they hand over the bag of money.

Officers are urging anyone with information to get in touch.

In a statement on Facebook, New Wellington bosses said the women were 'upset and frightened' after the ordeal.

It said: "To all our customers and locals we are looking for your help.

Two of our female members of staff were violently mugged when leaving the pub.

"Two unknown males jumped into the rear of their car and demanded items from them.

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"As you can imagine they are both extremely upset and frightened. Our question is to anyone local at this time happened to see a very dirty grey Passat estate leaving the pub in a hurry.

"If you saw anything we urge you to contact West Midlands police on 101 quoting log number 2433/241119.

"Police are collecting the CCTV footage we have in hope to see reg etc. Thank you."

A West Midlands Police investigation is under way.

Anyone with information can call police on 101.

Megan Archer

By Megan Archer
Chief Reporter - @MeganA_Star

Chief Reporter with the Express & Star. Give me a call on 01902 319363 or email megan.archer@expressandstar.co.uk.

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