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Suspected burglars crash whilst fleeing from police – Tamworth Informed

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FOUR men have been injured after a car they travelling in whilst fleeing the scene of a burglary crashed after they made off from Police.

Staffordshire Police say that the crash occurred after they were called to a report of a burglary in progress at an address on Walsall Road, Great Wyrley, at around 0110 BST this morning (15 September).


When officers arrived at the scene, the suspects fled the scene in a white VW Golf.  After a short distance, the Golf collided with a wall near to the Orbital island on Walsall Road.

Four men were injured in the crash, two of them seriously, and were taken to hospital for further treatment.

Police say that a 22-year-old man from Dudley has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and aggravated vehicle taking. He remains in police custody at this time.

Due to Police contact, the matter has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

Enquiries are ongoing and any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 0065 of 15 September.

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 No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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