GUNMEN got away with cash after threatening staff at a Netherton bookmaker yesterday (Thursday June 5).

The robbery took place at Betfred on Saltwells Road just before 4pm, police say two offenders made off with a small amount of money.

Ds Toby Davis, from West Midland Police, said: "We are trawling CCTV from the surrounding area to see if the offenders have been captured on film and we would like to hear from anyone who may have seen these men acting suspiciously in the area or running from the premises."

The first man is described as around five-feet-ten, of slim build and wearing a blue hooded top which was pulled up to cover his head and face.

The second man was of a similar height and build but wearing a dark hooded top to cover his features.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 101 or anyone with information who does not wish to speak to officers can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.