Police appeal over robbery of Audi RS7 and Rolex watch at Fradley Skatepark

Monday, 23rd November 2020

  • The incident occurred on Friday 13 November.
  • The vehicle has since been recovered.

OFFICERS from Staffordshire Police are appealing for information over an incident where a man was assaulted and had an Audi RS7 and Rolex watch stolen from Fradley Skatepark.

The victim was in their car in the car park at the skatepark off Church Lane, Fradley, at about 23.50 GMT on Friday 13 November when he was attacked by a group of around five males.

The offenders who were wearing balaclavas, gloves and tracksuits assaulted the victim and kicked him in the head.

The victim sustained facial injuries during the attack.

The Rolex watch that was stolen.

The Rolex watch that was stolen.

The offenders made off down Hay End Lane – believed to be in the direction of Alrewas – with the victim’s Audi RS7, which has since been recovered, and a gold Rolex watch they were wearing.

Police were seen to be recovering a blue Audi RS7 in Hopwas on Saturday 14 November but it is not confirmed if this is connected.

Anyone with any information should call Staffordshire Police on 101 asking to speak to DC Jason Hughes of Lichfield CID, or message them via their website or via their Facebook or Twitter pages, quoting incident number 869 of 13 November.

You can also report information about crime by contacting the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Here at Tamworth Informed, we want to say a huge THANK YOU to all NHS Staff, Care Workers, Emergency Service Workers, Shop Staff and anyone else helping to keep us safe, healthy, fed, watered or connected to vital services during this difficult time of “Lockdown 2.0”. Please stay safe and look after each other.

Tamworth Informed Editor

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That is why, from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December, you must:

● Stay at home, except for specific purposes.
● Avoid meeting people you do not live with, except for specific purposes.
● Close certain businesses and venues.

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