Selly Oak Residents Reminded to Remain Vigilant Following Robberies

Residents in Selly Oak are being reminded by police to remain vigilant following 11 robberies which have taken place across the Bournbrook area of Selly Oak over the last week.

Two male offenders have been arrested in connection with the robberies. Both men remain on police bail pending further enquiries.

The offences have occurred between 9pm to 5am over the weekend. We’re asking residents to stay vigilant and follow some basic safety advice, particularly when returning from a night out.

■Consider your surroundings and your personal safety when out and about
■Make sure you stay on roads that are well lit and relatively busy
■Always try and walk within groups of two or more
■Do not walk with headphones on, and valuables visible

If you have any concerns contact Sergeant Simon Williams, from the Selly Oak Neighbourhood Police Team on 101.

Anyone with information to help police investigations should call the Selly Oak Neighbourhood team by dialling 101 for non-emergencies or 999 in an emergency. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Follow the Selly Oak Neighbourhood Police team on Twitter @SellyOakPolice and WMP Birmingham South Partnerships team @SthBhamPartners for updates on police activity and community partnership events.

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