Daily Archives: July 16, 2010

Vale house raid: seven held on suspicion of armed robbery at Casino

Police have issued a statement about the armed raid on the house in Orchard Meadow Walk, Castle Vale on Wednesday.
It was part of an operation in which six men and one woman, aged 33, 50, 52, 33, 27, 23 and 31 have been arrested on suspicion of armed robbery, after an armed police swoop following an incident at Maxims Casino on Norfolk Road in Edgbaston on 14 July. A handgun, ammunition and cash were seized. All seven are currently at police stations in the West Midlands, helping police with their enquiries.
Detective Inspector Warren Hines said: “I would appeal for anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously near the scene, or a Silver Audi S4 in the area at around 2.30am or 3am on 14 July, to contact Force CID at Birmingham South on 0345 113 5000.”