Staffordshire news and blogs Monday 16 July 2018
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Knife robbers, 13, sent picture of themselves with machete to victim’s mum 

16 Jul 18

Pair who targeted teenagers in parks, buses and in street have been locked up…

Two shops held up at gunpoint by robbers just 24 hours apart in Erdington 

13 Jul 18

The double raid has sparked concern among local residents…

Armed robber at Harborne jewellers warns ‘step back’ 

12 Jul 18

Footage shot in the street shows an armed, masked man outside a ram-raided jewellers.

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Armed robbery at McColls store in Shannon Drive, Brownhills West 

9 Jul 18

Yesterday evening, Sunday 8th July 2018, there was an armed robbery at McColls Store, Shannon Drive, Brownhills West in which thankfully, nobody was hurt.

Coventry hit-and-run crash victim named 

8 Jul 18

A man is charged with causing death by dangerous driving and robbery, among other offences.

Co-op armed robbers batter supermarket staff during raid 

5 Jul 18

Robbery took place at the Co-operative Store in Turves Green…

Petrified shop owner throttled during horrific knifepoint robbery in Walsall 

5 Jul 18

The armed robbery took place at Leamore Wines, a longstanding off-license in Pelsall…

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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 4th July 2018 

4 Jul 18

4th July 2018 In this week’s show: Leo reads an article about a man who lost his sight as a result of an armed robbery; Sue reads the final part of an article about Fred Perry;  David Kershaw talks to the Monday Club and   Dave reports from the …

Watch: Dramatic moment police arrest violent robbers after Sparkhill jewellery shop heist 

3 Jul 18

The trio were arrested close to the scene – with one found in a nearby butcher’s shop…

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Police investigate armed robbery at Alvechurch store 

3 Jul 18

From West Mercia Police: West Mercia Police is appealing for information following an armed robbery in a supermarket on The Square, Alvechurch on Sunday (1 July).

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Man threatened with knife as motorbike stolen in Kings Norton 

3 Jul 18

West Midlands Police are investigating after a man had his motorbike stolen at knifepoint in Kings Norton yesterday (Monday 2nd July).

Police hunt supermarket armed robbers – including one wearing skull mask 

3 Jul 18

The robbery happened late on Sunday night on The Square in Alvechurch…

Police appeal for information following armed robbery in Coleshill 

27 Jun 18

Warwickshire Police are appealing for information after an armed robbery in Coleshill.

‘Knife held to baby’s throat’ in Coventry robbery 

20 Jun 18

Two men are accused of raiding a house in Coventry where they took cash and jewellery.

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Staff members ‘kicked and punched’ by knife-wielding robbers in Turves Green store 

14 Jun 18

Two staff members were assaulted when knife-wielding robbers struck at a Northfield convenience store late yesterday evening (Wednesday 13th June).

Wispas and Crunchies stolen in Kingstanding Iceland supermarket robbery 

8 Jun 18

A police van was filmed outside the store during rush-hour on June 7…

Woman injured after a group of masked and armed men storm Aldi supermarket in Bearwood. 

7 Jun 18

Police were called to an armed robbery at Aldi on Bearwood Road in Bearwood, just after 11AM this morning (07/06).

Most wanted robbery suspect arrested after ‘swinging at police’ while armed with hammer and knife 

4 Jun 18

Luckily, no officers were hurt in incident in Birmingham on Sunday…

Thugs who repeatedly punched and stabbed a man in a horrifying street robbery still on the run 

31 May 18

Police are appealing for information after a man was set upon and left with multiple knife wounds…

The shocking Birmingham city centre crimes reported in just a three month period 

26 May 18

Hundreds of robberies, vehicle crimes, violent and sexual offences reported as city crime on the rise…

This week in court – Spar robbers, duvet burglar and pizza faeces 

18 May 18

We name and shame the criminals who have appeared in court in the past week…

Knife-wielding raider wears child’s mask in terrifying violent robbery – “traumatising” victim 

11 May 18

Police have released footage of the incident and a description…

Bikers use bolt cutters to steal motorcycle in broad daylight Selly Oak theft 

9 May 18

The robbery has devastated owner William Brook, who was due to sell the vehicle and buy a car to help disabled girlfriend Ella…

Carjacked, assaulted, burgled and mugged: Victims speak out as crime rockets 

8 May 18

Birmingham and West Midlands has seen huge increase in offences, including 30 per cent rise in robbery…

Wanted: Police hunt for armed robber and urge public not to approach 

6 May 18

A warrant for the arrest of Kayne Myles was issued over four months ago…