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Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 August 2005, 06:28 GMT 07:28 UK
Robbers use lorry in casino raid
Robbers used a lorry to smash through the wall of a casino in Birmingham.

The stolen white Iveco vehicle was driven through the wall of the Midland Wheel Club in Norfolk Road, Edgbaston, on Monday night.

Two men wearing balaclavas then walked into the casino, threatened staff and stole a "substantial" amount of money.

The robbers escaped in another vehicle parked nearby. No one was injured. The lorry, which was stolen from Tyseley, has been recovered.

The vehicle was taken from Redfern Road at 2215 BST on Monday, half-an-hour before the robbery.

Anyone who saw the lorry, registration L824 HCP, prior to the raid, can contact the police Rose Road station.




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