Driver held in headlock as gang steal van during cruel carjacking in Tipton
Written by The Newsroom on September 8, 2019
A van driver was held in a headlock as two other thugs ripped the keys off him during a horrifying carjacking.
The three men – who are now being hunted – launched their attack in Tozer Street, Tipton, on Saturday, July 27.
They later fled the scene and the van was recovered later, a spokesman for West Midlands Police said.
Officers have realised a CCTV image of a man, who was spotted in the van, they want to speak to.
A spokesman for the force said: “Do you know this man?
“We want to speak to him after a van was stolen on Tozer Street in, Tipton, on the afternoon of Saturday 27 July.
“The owner of the van was gripped in a headlock, as two offenders took the keys from him. The van was later recovered and this man was seen in it.
“Please contact police with information via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting crime reference 20SW/181546C/19.”
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