Shocking gang of thugs brutally attack husband and pregnant wife during violent carjacking outside their home
- A 44-year-old man and his pregnant wife were attacked in their car
- The man was beaten and kicked in his driveway in King’s Norton, Birmingham
- The gang of four men forced the 39-year-old woman to steal from the car
A pregnant woman and her husband were attacked in their driveway by a gang of criminals who then stole their cars.
Horrifying CCTV footage shows the gang of four men charging the couple’s driveway in King’s Norton, Birmingham, as they get into their VW Golf R on May 28 at 2:40 pm.
Two of the men run to the 44-year-old man and start hitting and kicking him to hand over his car keys.
A gang of four men run down the driveway in King’s Norton, Birmingham, while the 44-year-old man and his 39-year-old pregnant wife step into their VW Golf R
The 44-year-old man is approached by two of the criminals in the back of his car while trying to force him to hand over his keys
He was left on the ground by the gang who also forced his wife out of the car but did no harm to her.
The shocking video was released today by West Midlands police in an attempt to track down the attackers.
Force CID investigator Jamie Bunting said, “This was a terrible attack on a pregnant woman and her husband, with extreme violence.
“The couple have asked us to release this CCTV while aware that it is shocking, we hope it will help us identify those responsible.
The two attackers hit and kick the man to try to give him his car keys
The hard attack on the 44-year-old man caused bruises, cuts to his head, a broken finger and a cut in his ear
“If you’ve witnessed what happened or know who these people are, do the right thing and contact us.
“We have already spoken to several witnesses, but at the time of the offense, many people would have been out and about.
“We like to hear from people who have seen the cars around this time, or who may have camera surveillance, that we have not yet recovered.”
The man was taken to the hospital to be treated for bruises, cuts to his head, a broken finger, and a tear in his ear that required multiple stitches.
His wife, aged 39, was found to have high blood pressure by doctors who rated her for her pregnancy.
The 39-year-old pregnant woman is taken out of the car by a third member of the gang and runs away from the vehicle. She was not injured but was left with high blood pressure
Two of the criminals leave the 44-year-old on the floor and get into his car and a third runs down the road to a waiting Renault Clio escape
Police described a suspect as Asian, 18-21 years old, with brown eyes, of medium build and about 1.5 m tall, wearing a Nike Nike hoodie, black Adidas training pants, dark brown sneakers and black gloves.
The second was white, 18-25 years old, of medium height, 5ft 10ins long with a black Armani hoodie, black jeans and reflective sneakers.
The third man was wearing a black hoodie, gray sweatpants, and black sneakers.
The only available description of the attacker driving the Renault Clio is that he was wearing a blue puffa jacket.
Neither the Clio, which had cloned plates that read YT64 VSX and a striking panoramic sunroof, nor the VW, registration VA16 LFJ, have been found since.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk, via 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously.