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Lye betting shop raided by armed and masked robbers

Coral betting shop Image copyright Google streetview
Image caption Three masked men robbed the Coral bookmakers in Lye

A bookmakers in Stourbridge has been robbed by three masked men who also assaulted a member of staff.

The men, who were described as white and wearing dark clothing, went into the shop in Lye High Street at about 08:30 BST.

They threatened staff with a wooden bat and screwdrivers, before two of them jumped over the counter and demanded cash.

The men then attacked one employee and left them with head injuries.

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