Warning to drivers after attempts to steal cars from Dorridge Railway Station


Drivers are being warned to be on their guard after two attempts to steal cars at Dorridge Railway Station.

Dorridge Railway Station car park

Dorridge Railway Station car park

The first incident happened at 4.20pm on 8th October when two men threatened a woman and made her hand over the keys. They then made off in her VW Golf, followed by a black Vauxhall Astra they are believed to have arrived in.

Then, at aroujnd 5.10pm on 18th October, two men demanded the keys from a man, but he ran off.

Detective Sergeant Samantha Price from force CID, said: “We have a specialist team of officers investigating these crimes and we are working hard to catch all those responsible.

“We have spoken to a number of witnesses and carried out CCTV enquiries in the area and are following a number of lines of enquiry to identify those responsible.

“We are working closely with British Transport Police to provide reassurance and have increased our patrols in the area.

“We do not underestimate the impact this type of crime has on people and we would like to reassure the victims and the public that we will leave no stone unturned to find those responsible.

“We would also ask people to be aware of their surroundings, if they see anything suspicious then please call us so we can investigate further.”

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101 quoting log 20SH/240677V/18.


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