Shropshire

Supermarket worker in Wellington stunned in robbery

A shop worker has been attacked with an electric stun gun in a supermarket robbery.

The raid at the Co-op store on Bagley Drive, Wellington, in Shropshire, took place between 05:45 and 06:15 GMT, West Mercia Police said.

Three men wearing balaclavas entered the store and threatened two members of staff, using the stun weapon on one of them before emptying the safe.

The two workers, who were tied up, were left "shaken", officers said.

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Police said it was so far unclear how much had been stolen, but described it as a "carefully planned robbery".

The three attackers were white, in their late 20s or early 30s and possibly had Wolverhampton accents.

Det Insp Billy Scott said forensic officers were investigating the scene, while officers carried out house-to-house inquiries in the area.

He said police were particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the men or a vehicle leaving the scene at about 06:15.

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