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Wig-wearing pawnbroker robbers hunted

2013-02-23 20:29:52

Three robbers wearing long, black, curly wigs stole cash and thousands of pounds worth of jewellery from a West Midlands pawnbrokers.

Police have now released CCTV of the moment the men jumped over the counter of the H and T Pawnbrokers in Great Bridge, Tipton, on Monday afternoon.

They filled several bags with jewellery and cash before running out of the shop and driving off in a grey Volvo C30.

The car was later found by police burnt out in Jonah Close, Tipton.

Det Con Ryan Matthews, from West Midlands Police, said: "The three robbers were wearing unusual wigs and had covered their faces in an attempt to disguise themselves.

"However, someone may recognise the suspects in the CCTV images."

Source: bbc.co.uk

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