Thieves who smashed their way into a Northfield mobile phone shop with an axe had to leave empty handed earlier this week (Tuesday 20th November).

The three men used an axe to access the O2 store in Church Road at around 4am. Although damage was also caused inside the shop, the would-be robbers did not manage to steal anything.

West Midlands Police confirmed that enquiries into the failed foray are continuing and CCTV is being examined.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Midlands Police on Live Chat at (8am – midnight) or to call 101 any time. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit Quote crime reference 20BW/270007E/18. 


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