Seven arrests as police smash two suspected chop shops in 60 minutes
Police have uncovered two suspected ‘chop shops’ where stolen car were being ‘butchered’ in the Black Country.
Cops swooped on units in Minerva Road, Wolverhampton and Oak Lane, Kingswinford, around midday on Wednesday, uncovering stripped down parts.
A 21-year-old man was arrested from a BMW X5 − one of five stolen from a Bilston car yard on Sunday − at the Minerva Road site.
Two other men aged 32 and 19 also detained from a garage containing car parts.
Earlier in the morning, officers on patrol in Broadmore Road, Bilston, arrested two men aged 22 and 31, they found asleep in the back of a... read more
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