Three arrested following car key burglaries across the West Midlands and West Mercia areas

Officers from across the region have been out this morning (18/12) conducting warrants following car key burglaries across the West Midlands and West Mercia police areas.

Led by the Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU), the force support unit and the dog unit assisted in carrying out the warrants at five premises in Birmingham.

As a result, three men aged 29, 21 and 20, were arrested on suspicion of burglary from addresses in Highgate, Yardley and Stirchley and remain in police custody.

Three men arrested following early morning raids in Birmingham

Three men arrested following early morning raids in BirminghamOfficers from across the region have been out this morning (18 December) conducting warrants following car key burglaries across the West Midlands and West Mercia police areas.Led by the Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU), the force support unit and the dog unit assisted in carrying out the warrants at five premises in Birmingham. As a result, three men aged 29, 21 and 20, were arrested on suspicion of burglary from addresses in Highgate, Yardley and Stirchley and remain in police custody. Searches continue, but so far several weapons have been recovered, along with balaclavas, gloves and jewellery as well as Class A drugs. Detective Chief Inspector Ronan Tyrer from the Regional Organised Crime Unit, said: “We carried out these searches early this morning and were successful in arresting three people we believe to be involved in a series of car key burglaries. “We want to reassure the public we are doing all we can to tackle this kind of crime. Our work today was intelligence-led, and we would like to thank members of the public for their continued support and for the information they provide, which assisted us with these arrests.”

Posted by West Midlands Police on Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Searches continue, but so far several weapons have been recovered, along with balaclavas, gloves and jewellery as well as Class A drugs.

Detective Chief Inspector Ronan Tyrer from the Regional Organised Crime Unit, said: “We carried out these searches early this morning and were successful in arresting three people we believe to be involved in a series of car key burglaries.

“We want to reassure the public we are doing all we can to tackle this kind of crime. Our work today was intelligence-led, and we would like to thank members of the public for their continued support and for the information they provide, which assisted us with these arrests.”