Video of ‘mooning’ criminal issued as cops hunt for instrument theft gang

Video of ‘mooning’ criminal issued as cops hunt for instrument theft gang


police drive has launched video footage of a getaway driver mooning at witnesses via a automotive window whereas his confederate swiped instruments from a close-by van.

Officers hope the “bare-faced cheek” of the criminal will assist determine thieves who took gadgets valued at round £600 from a van parked in Fred Lee Grove, Coventry, the morning of August 11.

The lads, who smashed a window to achieve entry to the van, are believed to be a part of a wider group that has focused greater than 40 tradespeople throughout Coventry in current weeks utilizing autos on cloned registration plates.

West Midlands Police have additionally issued CCTV exhibiting two males opening a white van in Torrington Avenue, Coventry, two days earlier, earlier than making off once they had been disturbed.

Different video footage exhibits a bigger group armed with crowbars stealing from a van in Broad Lane, Coventry, earlier than driving away in a black Audi.

Coventry Police Detective Inspector Stew Lewis stated: “We’ve had a little bit of enjoyable with the video within the hope it is going to be broadly shared and generate details about who may be concerned.

“However these offences are not any laughing matter. These brazen thieves have stolen instruments price hundreds of kilos; tradespeople have been unnoticed of pocket and badly inconvenienced.

“They’ve additionally brandished crowbars and steel batons throughout a few of the thefts and we’re involved they could be ready to make use of violence.

“We have to discover these thieves. For those who assume you recognise them, suspect who could also be concerned, or have been supplied instruments on the market in suspicious circumstances, then please get in contact.”

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