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CCTV released after armed robbery in Birmingham

CCTV (pic: West Midlands Police)
Image caption Police have released CCTV images following the incident in Sheldon

Police investigating an armed robbery at a Birmingham bookmakers have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to talk to over the incident.

Coral on Coventry Road in Sheldon was raided by two men, including one armed with a large kitchen knife who threatened a cashier and demanded cash.

The other man waited near the door in the incident on 10 December.

Both offenders have been described as black males, aged about 20, with slim builds.

The first, shown in the images, was wearing black tracksuit bottoms with white stripes, a Russian-style black leather and fur hat, and a dark waist-length jacket, police said.

The second was wearing a black top, black bottoms and trainers.

The incident happened at about 1840 GMT.

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