Police hunting teenager after Rowley Regis bookmakers raid

11:53am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A TEENAGER is being hunted by police after two raids in one day including a bookies in Rowley Regis.

Detectives have drawn up a wanted poster featuring Remayo Sterling, from Smethwick, after thieves struck at William Hill, Oldbury Road, and Co-op, Dudley Road West Tividale.

On March 12 around 9pm William Hill, thieves walked into the shop and demanded money from staff, one of the raiders got behind the counter but staff fought back and the men fled.

Just over an hour later, two men walked into the Co-op and told the cashier to open the till, they grabbed alcohol and cigarettes before running off.

Officers, searched addresses linked to 19-year-old Sterling, urged people not to approach him if they saw him.

Det Sgt Mick Perkins, from Sandwell police, said: "We would urge anyone who knows of the whereabouts of Sterling to call the serious acquisitive crime team in Harborne on 101.

"We would advise people not to approach Sterling and report any sightings to the police straight away."

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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