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Last Updated: Friday, 22 February 2008, 17:36 GMT
Sledgehammers used in armed raid
Scene of crime
The area was sealed off following the raid
Three men armed with sledgehammers attacked two security guards who were loading a cash machine in Birmingham.

West Midlands Police said the men got away with a "substantial amount" of cash after the incident at the Premier store on Bristol Road in Selly Oak.

Police said no-one was injured in the attack and the shop had reopened following the raid just before midday.

Police recovered a vehicle near the scene. They were continuing their inquiries and appealed for information.



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