Three people have been arrested with help from the public after a catalytic converter was stolen in Alum Rock yesterday (16 September).
A member of the public who saw three people trying to take a catalytic converter from his car alerted officers, before the suspects fled in a suspected stolen car.
The car failed to stop for police before it was abandoned and the group ran from it on Alum Rock Road.
With the help of passers-by, two teenagers and a man were arrested on suspicion of offences including dangerous driving, failing to stop for police and assault, after a member of the public was punched while trying to detain a suspect.
We would like to thank the members of the public for their quick thinking as investigations continue.
Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote crime reference 20BE/24517R/19.
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