Armed robbery at Aldridge Co-Op store
As reported to the YamYam on Saturday by @hapdaniel, police have confirmed that they are investigating an armed robbery which took place around 6:35am on Saturday at the Co-Op store in Walsall Wood Road.
Two men wearing balaclavas entered the back of the store and threatened the 21 year old male assistant with crowbars, before stealing cash, stamps and cigarettes before escaping.
No-one was injured during the incident, which took place at 0635 hrs Saturday 10 October.
The offenders are both described as being white men, wearing black balaclavas and dark clothes.
DS Rob Bastin from Walsall CID said: “This was a frightening incident and we are appealing for anyonw who was in the area of the CO-OP around 6.30am on Saturday or anyone who saw anyone suspicious or any suspicious vehicles in the area to contact the CID at Walsall on 0845 113 5000”.