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Police appeal for witnesses of The Italian Job robbery

The robbery took place on Rose Avenue. Credit: Google Maps

West Mercia Police have issued an appeal for witnesses or information following an armed robbery which took place at The Italian Job takeaway, Rose Avenue on Monday.

At approximately 10pm on Monday 3rd August, two men entered The Italian Job on Rose Avenue, Worcester with a machete.

One of the men started causing damage to the counters with the machete, and demanded money from a member of staff.

Both men then left on foot in the direction of Rose Avenue, taking a large amount of cash with them in a black plastic bag.

There were no injuries reported.

The suspects are described as white men, around 5ft 6 and of a slim build, wearing full face balaclavas and dark clothing.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the offence, or anyone who may have any information to come forward. Please call police on 101, quoting incident 0801S of the 03/08/15.



Six-year-old boy airlifted to hospital after collision with car

Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A six-year-old boy has serious injuries after being in collision with a car in Worcestershire this morning.

It happened in Redditch at around 11.35. He has serious leg injuries, suspected pelvic injuries and also abrasions to his face and arms.

He was stabilised and then airlifted to Birmingham Children's Hospital for further emergency treatment..

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