Two men made off with cash and jewellery after threatening staff at a Rubery jeweller’s shop on Saturday (3rd May), West Mercia Police confirmed.

The pair entered Collyers in New Road, Rubery just before 5pm as the two female members of staff were preparing to leave. One man was carrying a claw hammer and one of the female shop assistants was pushed to the floor.

The offenders took cash and jewellery from a safe and made off on foot towards Callowbridge Road.

One of the women working at the store suffered a cut lip during the incident but neither of them required medical attention.

The offenders were both described as Asian men aged around 30, around 6 feet tall and with large muscular builds. One was described as having a chubby face. Both were wearing dark sports clothing.

Detective Sergeant Martin Grant of North Worcestershire CID said: “We are appealing for witnesses and would like to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious near the store at around the time this happened. If you saw these men either hanging about in the area, getting out of a vehicle or noticed where they went afterwards then please get in touch immediately.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information should contact detectives at Kidderminster Police Station on the non emergency number 101, quoting incident reference 522-S-030514. Details may also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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