Birmingham & Black Country

Man and teenager held over Birmingham stun gun attacks

A man and a teenage boy have been arrested following a spate of robberies in Birmingham which saw victims attacked with a stun gun.

The 21-year-old and a 15-year-old are being questioned on suspicion of robbery, attempted robbery and assault.

Six people were targeted between 6 and 10 February, including a jogger as she arrived at a running club meeting.

Four other teenage boys were arrested and bailed following the attacks in Moseley, Kings Heath and Acocks Green.

Police say two properties in the city are being searched as part of the investigation.

Sgt Phil Poole said: "We believe there may have been others involved and, although a number of witnesses have been spoken to, we're still appealing for anyone who has not yet spoken to us to come forward."

Extra police patrols have been put on in the area.

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