26th Jun, 2022

Police documents believed to be highly confidential stolen from boot of unmarked car

POLICE documents – believed to be highly confidential – have been stolen from the boot of an unmarked car.

The papers were locked away in a metal box in the car of an officer, which has been widely reported to be used by West Midlands Police counter-terrorism boss Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale.

The force have yet to confirm who the vehicle was used by.

The location of the theft has also not been revealed.

West Midlands Police said: “An investigation has been launched after items were stolen from a West Midlands Police officer’s unmarked car.

“A number of personal items were taken during the theft along with a locked metal box that contained documents relating to police matters. The box was locked in the boot.

“The officer remains at work.”

Turn to page 16 for more on West Mildands Police’s reaction to the London terror attacks.

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