Robber slashes woman’s neck after blade held against throat in park


A runner was cut after having a blade held against her throat during a terrifying robbery in a Birmingham park.

West Midlands Police are on the hunt for the thug after he approached the woman – who was jogging in Rowheath Playing Fields, Bournville – and held a sharp object around her neck.

The robber demanded her running belt and money, which the victim handed over on Wednesday, January 9. He then fled the scene at around 8pm.

No-one has been arrested and police enquiries are ongoing.