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Couple attacked with knife in robbery at their store in Handsworth

By: Sarwar Alam

An Indian-origin couple were slashed in a knife-point robbery at their fruit and vegetable shop in Handsworth, in the West Midlands. Chaman Lal, a local politician, and his wife Vidya Wati were taken to a hospital with minor cuts and injuries on Sunday afternoon after the armed robbery at their shop Uplands Fruits on Sandwell Road. West Midlands Police said a 45-year-old man and woman aged 33 were arrested on suspicion of the robbery and remain in police custody for questioning. “We don’t underestimate how distressing this would have been for the two victims. We have managed to quickly identify…

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