Teenagers arrested after taxi robberies in Dudley and Sandwell

By Dayna Farrington | Dudley | Crime | Published:

Four teenagers have been arrested following a series of robberies on taxi drivers in Dudley and Sandwell.

West Midlands Police are investigating the five robberies and three attempted robberies – which have all taken place all took place in 48 hours between Wednesday and Friday.

Drivers in the Dudley and Sandwell areas have been attacked and also had money stolen.

A boy, aged 15, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery. While a 17-year-old boy and two girls, aged 16 and 17-years-old, have all been arrested on suspicion of robbery.

They were arrested on Friday morning and were still in police custody yesterday afternoon(12).

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "Investigations remain on going and we urge anyone with any information to contact us."

Information can be passed on to officers by calling 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.


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