Bank robbery in Oldbury - can you help police?

Staff thrown to the floor as hooded suspects arrived at the bank

West Midlands Police are urgently appealing for information after a robbery at a bank in Oldbury yesterday morning (Thursday, May 26).

Four people arrived at the bank on Birmingham Street at around 8.15am in a white Skoda Fabia.

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They waited until around 8.45am when staff arrived, then three of the men - with their faces hidden by masks and hoods - then forced their way into the building, throwing two members of staff to the floor.

Bank robbery in Oldbury

Staff members were threatened and forced to open the tills, before the group of men left in the Skoda with a large quantity of cash.

The Skoda, which was displaying the false number plates of DU12 MRX, travelled along Birmingham Street and onto Church Square.

Fortunately the staff were not seriously hurt, but understandably are very shaken up by this nasty ordeal.

The men have been described by witnesses as black, who speak with a local accent.

Car used in bank robbery in Oldbury

If you recognise this car, or the people pictured, or have any other information regarding this robbery, please contact police via Live Chat on: West Midlands Police website or by calling 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously quoting crime reference number 20/499174/22.

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