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Robbers with knives strike at Birmingham jewellers

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A smoke device was hurled into a jewellers before robbers rushed in armed with a sledgehammer and knives.The men struck at Pahal Jewellers on Soho Road, Birmingham, where they threatened staff before making off in a Mercedes car with, police said, “a significant quantity of jewellery”.Detectives said the robbery at about 16:45 BST on Friday was “frightening” for staff.They have described the raid as “well-organised”.Masked menWitnesses have been identified, according to the West Midlands force which says it is reviewing CCTV footage.Det Insp Dave Sanders said: “This appears to have been a well-organised robbery; all of the men were masked, one held open the shutters while others threatened staff and stole valuables.”No-one was injured but clearly this would have been a very frightening experience for the staff; we need to find the people responsible quickly.”
Source: BBC Black Country