Lorry driver has truck stolen at knifepoint in West Bromwich

By Jamie Brassington | West Bromwich | Crime | Published:

A lorry driver had his truck stolen at knifepoint by a group of four men in West Bromwich.

William Street, West Bromwich

The driver was sat in his truck on William Street when the group, one armed with a knife, approached him and dragged him out the vehicle.

One man then jumped in the lorry and fled the scene while the other three got in a black BMW and also fled.

The truck was located nearby and recovered an hour later following the incident at 11.20pm on Sunday.

Police are now appealing for help to catch the suspects.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

"Quoting crime reference number 20SW/ 148901F/19."

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
Senior Multi-Media Journalist - @JamieB_Star

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