Man arrested in connection with ‘car cannibalism’ incident in Solihull

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Parts were stolen from a Ford Fiesta while it was parked in Chelmsley Wood on May 16

A man was arrested in connection with a ‘car cannibalism’ incident that took place in Solihull.

The incident took place in Chelmsley Wood last Tuesday (16 May).

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Parts were stolen from a Ford Fiesta while it was parked in Waterson Croft including, the front bonnet, fog lights and number plate.

West Midlands Police launched an investigation and arrested a 26-year-old man from an address in Coventry.

DS Adam Buzzard from the Solihull Crime Team, said: “We don’t underestimate how frustrating and upsetting having your car stolen or stripped of parts can be. We will continue to identify those who commit these crimes and with your help and support, we will bring car thieves to justice.

“If you see something that doesn’t feel right or you have any information, please get in touch via 101 or Live Chat via our website.”

Information can also be given to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, tell them what you know not who you are.

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