18th Nov, 2017

Masked men threaten family with guns and baseball bats during armed robbery in Romsley

Lorna Morris 22nd Nov, 2016 Updated: 22nd Nov, 2016

FIVE masked men threatened a family with guns and baseball bats during an armed robbery in Romsley.

At 4.30pm on Friday, November 18, the men, wearing balaclavas and dark clothing, forced their way into a property on St Kenelms Road.

Using two handguns and baseball bats, they threatened a man, woman and a teenage boy.

The man was hit on the head with a gun and suffered cuts which required hospital treatment, no-one else was injured but all three occupants were shocked by the incident.

After stealing jewellery and money from the safe, the offenders locked the occupants in the cellar and made off in two cars, a black Bentley Continental and a black Jaguar XKR, stolen from the drive.

Detectives investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area or has any information which would help them with their inquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Mercia Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via their website www.crimestoppers-uk.org quoting incident 515S of 18 November.

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