Knife-wielding robber takes cash

PUBLISHED: 10:17 25 January 2010 | UPDATED: 11:38 25 May 2010

A BETTING shop was robbed by a knife-wielding thief on Sunday.

A BETTING shop was robbed by a knife-wielding thief on Sunday.

At about 5.55pm a man entered the store in St Andrews Parade on Weston's Bournville estate and threatened staff.

He demanded cash and took two bags totalling a substantial amount of money.

Detective constable Nicholas Riley said: "This robbery left the victim shaken but unhurt.

"We would now like to speak to a man who is described as white and wearing a black hooded top with a scarf covering his face."

Anyone who was in the area at the time is urged to call police on 0845 456 7000.

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