A murder investigation has been launched after a man died following an assault in Worcester.
Officers were called by the ambulance service to Teme Road in the Tolladine area of the city at 7:22pm last night.
The man who was seriously injured outside a property was pronounced dead at the scene.
The area around the property has been cordoned off and police are appealing for witnesses.
A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.
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He demanded the money after placing a carrier bag containing what appeared to be a heavy object on the counter.
Closures will be in place on the Aston Expressway, Park Circus and Salford Circus. There will be some full weekend closures and diversions.
West Midlands Police have said specially trained police negotiators are speaking with the woman to try and talk her down to safety.