Police received an emergency call at 5pm today (Friday 9 June) to reports that three gunmen men were inside the West Bromwich Building Society in Station Road, Knowle.
Following a pursuit through Knowle, Solihull and a small stretch of the M42 the men abandoned their white Renault Clio in the car park of Silhillian Sports Club, Knowle, before running inside.
Officers, supported by a firearms team, moved inside the building and arrested three men on suspicion of robbery.
Our priority was always to ensure public safety and to arrest the suspects safely. The club was evacuated during the operation and no injuries have been reported.
Searches at the club are on-going. No weapons have been found at this time.
We’d like to thank people for their response to the incident and our brave officers who once again put themselves in danger to protect locals.
Anyone who witnessed the incident should call police on 101.
Source:: West Midlands Police News