Birmingham boxing trainer Rob McCracken has spoken of his disappointment at the news former world heavyweight champion David Haye could be forced to retire due to a shoulder injury.
McCracken was with his most successful fighter, Carl Froch, who was giving an open training session in Nottingham ahead of his world title defence with George Groves this Saturday.
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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.