Four teenagers arrested over alleged Sheldon robbery - The Solihull Observer

Four teenagers arrested over alleged Sheldon robbery

Solihull Editorial 23rd May, 2024   0

FOUR teenagers has been arrested following an alleged attempted robbery in Sheldon.

Police were called to Sheldon Country Park, at around 5.15pm on Tuesday (May 21) following reports that a man had been assaulted during an attempted robbery.

The force said the man was approached by a group wearing masks who tried to steal his bike and bag. They assaulted him before making off.

Officers carried out a search of the area and two teenagers aged 14 and 15 were found hiding in a bush.

Two boys aged 17 and 15 were arrested nearby on Land Lane.

West Midlands Police added its officers are also investigating a second attempted robbery that took place outside Marston Green train station on Tuesday.

The force said: “Reducing robbery is a force priority for us and we’re running Operation Ruby to tackle those committing these crimes.

“From the initial call to report a robbery, right through to charging offenders to court – Operation Ruby is looking at processes and improvements we can make in the service we provide to victims.

“We are also working to spread crime prevention messaging across the region so people can take all reasonable steps possible to help keep themselves and their belongings safe.”

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