Police Make Arrest in Vet Car-Jacking
Police have arrested a 30 year old man after a vet was attacked by car-jackers.
Terry Croud, 57, was hit on the back of the head when a four strong ganged robbed him of his high-performance Audi RS6 V8 outside his home in Wilsden.
He required 8 stitches to the head wound in hospital, but is now recovering back home.
His wife Sam thanked well wishers and said:”Terry has asked me to thank you all for your concern and kind thoughts.
“He is home. Stitched up and covered in bruises but mercifully not more seriously injured. He’s already considering checking on his in patients at the hospital. Thank you all.”
Terry (pictured), who works at the Gatehouse Veterinary Group, was robbed in Birchlands Avenue, Wilsden, by a gang thought to have arrived in a Mini.
After bludgeoning Terry from behind they made off in his distinctive blue Audi RS6 V8 (reg YL15 VDA) shortly after 8.15pm on Friday.
Terry had just parked up his vehicle when he was confronted by the group of four males who made demands for his vehicle keys. He was struck from behind during the incident.
Today, A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said:”A 30-year-old man was arrested last night in connection with a robbery in Wilsden last week in which an Audi RS6 V8 car was taken.
“He remains in custody today while enquiries are continuing. The vehicle has also been recovered for further examination.”
Anyone with any information which could assist our ongoing investigation is asked to either call Bradford District CID via 101, quoting crime reference 13170538835 or, if they wish to do so, to pass information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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