Thieves steal £5,000 worth of goods from pound shop

Police are hunting two thieves who broke into a pound shop and made off with £5,000 of goods including anti-dandruff shampoo, toothpaste and floor cleaner.

The Pound Plus store on Dudley Road in Birmingham. Credit: Google maps

West Midlands Police said the Pound Plus store in Dudley Road, Winson Green, Birmingham was robbed in the early hours of July 17.

As well as cash, the thieves stole Head & Shoulders and Palmolive shampoo, Colgate toothpaste, car air fresheners, cigarette lighters and Zoflora cleaning fluid.

Police have now released CCTV images of two hooded men it would like to speak to in connection with the break-in.

Do you recognise this man? Credit: West Midlands Police
This man, who has covered his face, is also being sought by police. Credit: West Midlands Police

Detective Sergeant Lucy Bird, from Birmingham CID, said: “The brazen thieves spent over an hour in the store picking the items they wanted before making off with a large amount of branded shampoos and cleaning products.

“We are appealing to anyone who may be able to identify the men to call me or one of my team on 101.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who have been approached by anyone selling items that match the descriptions at knock down prices."