Officers investigating a ram raid at an Asian jewellers in Birmingham have made several arrests.

Significant damage was caused to the store on Ladypool Road on 3 March. No-one was injured.

Three vehicles believed to have been involved in the ram raid were recovered for forensic examination. Early morning raids were carried out in Alum Rock, Great Barr, Sheldon and Aston resulting in five arrests.

Four men, aged between 25 and 50, were arrested on suspicion of robbery and remain in police custody for questioning.

Ram raiders smash into Asian jewellers

A 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of obstructing a police officer and has been released under investigation.

Anyone with information should contact us via Live Chat on our website or by calling 101. Please quote crime reference number 20/172104/22.