Suspect Dies Following Robbery In Wolverhampton

 

Detectives are investigating after a man who was detained by members of the public, died following a suspected robbery in Wolverhampton.


Police received a 999 call just after midnight on Sunday 16 October reporting a bag had been snatched from a woman in Stafford Street, Oxley. Two men, who witnessed the crime, had detained a man and were asking for police to attend.

Officers arrived and arrested the 29-year-old. He then became unwell and officers began to perform CPR until paramedics arrived to take over. The man was taken to hospital but died on Wednesday (19 October).

Further tests are required following a post mortem examination.