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Car-jacker who attacked 90-year-old man in Birmingham park is jailed

Birmingham | Crime | Published:

A car-jacker who punched a 90-year-old victim to the floor before stealing his car in a Birmingham park has been jailed for three years.

Mohammed Subhan

Mohammed Subhan was one of three thugs who attacked the victim, leaving him with a bruise to his left eye and a cut to his finger

They stole the keys to his Vauxhall Corsa and made off from Highbury Park in Moseley. The victim spoke to a woman in the park and she called police.

Around 30 minutes later, two traffic officers spotted the car on Kingswood Road, just over a mile away from the robbery.

A man and a woman fled from the car when it came head to head with the officers.

Subhan reversed down Kingswood Road with the car doors open before crashing into a vehicle travelling up the road.

Subhan, of Solihull Lane, Solihull, fled but was caught by a Pc and found with a stun gun.

The stun gun he was found with

He admitted robbery, possession of a stun gun, aggravated vehicle taking and was jailed for 32 months at Birmingham Crown Court on October 16.

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The robbery happened at around 11.10am on March 17.

The case against two other youths was dropped.

Dc Tom Lyons, from Force CID, said: “We’re grateful to the member of the public who helped the victim in this case.

“There was a speedy response from police which enabled us to quickly arrest Subhan, who showed no remorse on his arrest.

“We are still investigating several offences of car-jacking around the Moseley area earlier in the year and will do all we can to bring the offenders to justice.”

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