From West Midlands Police:

Detectives are investigating an armed robbery at Checkout supermarket on Fairfax Road, West Heath around 8.30pm on yesterday (Sun 18 May).

Two white men, armed with what was believed to be a handgun and a meat cleaver, threatened the shop assistant and made off with cigarettes, alcohol and lottery scratch cards on foot along Cropredy Road.

Anyone who can help the investigation is asked to call police on 101.