WATCH: Security van driver fights off would-be raider outside Aldi

By Megan Archer | Great Barr | Crime | Published:

This the moment a security van driver has to fend off a would-be thief outside Aldi.

The driver fought off the robber

The man struck in the car park of the supermarket in Great Barr earlier this month.

And CCTV captured how the guard was forced to fight the man off in broad daylight.

WATCH: Do you recognise this man?

Police today released the footage as officers step up their investigation.

The footage shows the security van driver walking to his vehicle when a man tried to grab the cash box out of his hand.

The driver managed to fight him off and the man left empty-handed in a silver Ford Mondeo.

Police were called after an attempted raid on a G4S secure cash van at Aldi on Birmingham Road in Great Barr. Picture: @snappersk

It happened outside the supermarket in Birmingham Road at 10am on November 4.

If anyone recognises him, or has any information, they should contact West Midlands Police quoting crime reference number 20SW/260740F/19 via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Megan Archer

By Megan Archer
Chief Reporter - @MeganA_Star

Chief Reporter with the Express & Star. Give me a call on 01902 319363 or email

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