CCTV appeal launched following theft at Digbeth coach station
From the West Midlands Police Website:
POLICE have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to a theft at Digbeth coach station.
The offence took place at approximately 7.30pm on Monday 7 November.
A coach driver was assisting passengers with their luggage when the suspect reached down and grabbed his bag from beside the steering wheel of the vehicle.
The coach had travelled to Birmingham from London and was stationary during the time of the offence.
The man pictured is described as black, aged 20 to 30, with a trimmed black beard. He was wearing a camouflage style coat along with a thick furry hat.
PC Emma Carney, part of the Birmingham vehicle crime team, said: “We are looking for help in identifying this opportunistic suspect as it appears he took the driver’s personal bag while he was busy helping other passengers from the coach.
“We are aware that the man may not be from the local area, but would urge any relatives, friends or passengers from the journey to contact us if they have further information.”
If you think you recognise the man in the image, or have further information relating to the incident, please call PC Emma Carney at the Birmingham Central vehicle crime team on 101.
If you wish to give information anonymously, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.