Mugging in Ballards Lane – £15,000 stolen! Man arrested and in custody.

In addition to the previously released story last week, a man has now been arrested in relation to this incident. This person was traced as the registered owner of the vehicle used as a getaway car.

The 27 year old Sri Lankan man is currently in police custody awaiting a charging decision.

Further details will be released upon a charging decision.

Police are still appealing for anyone who witnessed the event or has information relating to the suspects to contact us as soon as possible.

[Editors note: Using his own car as the getaway vehicle???]

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2 Responses to “Mugging in Ballards Lane – £15,000 stolen! Man arrested and in custody.”

  1. David Lewis Says:

    His defence may be that his car had been stolen and that the mugging would have been perpetrated by the thief. Which might be true – it wouldn’t be the first time that’s happened. Another reason to report car theft quickly, before the thief has a chance to commit a crime for which you might be charged.

  2. ampersfa Says:

    Whether it was, or wasn’t, your last point is a lesson for us all.


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