Police release CCTV of bogus delivery driver in hunt for robbery gang who attacked homeowner and bound his hands with cable ties before stealing his £150,000 Bentley Continental
Police are searching for a bogus delivery driver who tied up a homeowner and assaulted him before making off with his £150,000 Bentley Continental.
West Midlands Police have released CCTV images after a man, who was believed to be a delivery driver, targeted a homeowner and his wife at their property in Blewitt Street, Dudley, West Midlands, fra 6 and 7pm on November 19.
Il sospetto, who was carrying a parcel and wearing a hi-vis jacket, was one of five who targeted the couple and plotted to break into the semi-detached house.
After the victim opened his front door, the bogus delivery driver forced his way into the house followed by four other men, who leapt out of a white Transit van.
Un uomo, who was believed to be a delivery driver, (nella foto) targeted a homeowner and his wife at their property in Blewitt Street, Dudley, West Midlands, fra 6 and 7pm on November 19
West Midlands Police have released CCTV images after the suspect (nella foto), who was carrying a parcel and wearing a hi-vis jacket, was one of five who targeted the couple
They bound the victim’s hands with cable ties and punched him in the face while making demands for cash and keys to his Bentley Continental 6.0 GT Coupe, worth £150,000.
The gang also forced his wife to lie face down on the floor while they searched their home for around 45 minuti.
West Midlands Police has now released CCTV showing the first offender approaching the house in the hope someone will recognise him.
He is described as being a light skinned black man, possibly mixed race, around 5ft 8ins to 5ft 10ins tall and aged in his 30s or 40s.
Despite checking road cameras officers have been unable to locate the Transit van or the Bentley since the terrifying robbery.
It’s suspected the offenders swapped number plates on the Bentley shortly after it was taken.
Police are appealing for any information and are asking anyone who was in the area to report if they saw anything or have dah cam footage
A police spokesperson said: “We’re asking anyone who was driving in the area at the time to check dash-cam footage to see if they have caught the Bentley and van on camera.
“Or if anyone recalls seeing men changing number plates on the Bentley somewhere nearby to also get in touch.”
Anyone with information can contact police on 101, or message on Live Chat through their website quoting crime ref 20/1896098/21.
In alternativa, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.