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Three in court charged with attack and robbery of pensioner

18/03/2017

A man and two teenagers will appear in court this morning (Saturday 18 March) charged in connection with an attack and robbery of a 90-year-old man in Moseley yesterday.

Mohammed Subhan, aged 18, of Solihull Lane, Hall Green, has been charged with robbery, aggravated vehicle taking, dangerous driving and possession of a stun gun type weapon.

Two boys aged 16 and 14 who cannot be named for legal reasons have also been charged with robbery and aggravated vehicle taking.

The 90-year-old man, was assaulted in Highbury Park in Moseley at just before midday yesterday. His Vauxhall Corsa was stolen and later recovered by officers a short distance away.

DC Tom Lyons, from force CID, said: “Luckily the elderly gent only suffered minor injuries but is still very shaken following the incident.

“We do not tolerate this kind of behaviour and will take action against anyone involved in this horrible crime."

All three will appear at Birmingham Magistrates court this morning.