Determined West Midlands Police officers pursued and quickly arrested a man yesterday (Tuesday 2nd January) after a car was stolen from a woman at knifepoint in Northfield.
The white Ford Focus was stolen from a woman in Wychall Road just before 11pm, after a man threatened her with what was believed to be a knife.
Officers were quickly in pursuit in numbers and readers reported the pursuit around the West Heath / Kings Norton area.
The man, 37, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, drink driving, failing to stop and dangerous driving and he remained in police custody this morning.
It is believed the man had been involved in a domestic incident earlier in the evening, when armed police officers descended on a home in Rednal.
No-one was hurt in either incident.