The 14-year-old boy is arrested after the takeaway driver fought for his life when he was hit by his own car because it was "stolen in transit".
- The victim delivered groceries on Hazel Avenue in Romiley, Stockport, on January 9th
- It is believed that suspects jumped into the car that the victim was trying to stop
- He is said to have sustained severe head injuries and the investigation is ongoing
- Police have since arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with the investigation
A 14-year-old boy was arrested after a violent carjacking in which a delivery man was fighting for his life in the hospital.
The teenager remains in custody on suspicion of robbery following the Stockport incident on Friday.
Detectives believe that other people were involved and ask eyewitnesses to come forward.
Police were called to the intersection of Lyme Grove and Hazel Avenues in Romiley at 9 p.m. after a crash was reported.
Officers believe a car was taken by a delivery driver and that the car crashed into the victim shortly afterwards.
Police are investigating after a man was seriously injured in a robbery. It is believed that when the victim was delivering groceries in Stockport, suspects jumped into his car
The victim, a man in his fifties, remains in critical condition in the hospital.
Detectives continue to search for a silver Mercedes that they believe has been stolen.
Eyewitnesses spoke of her shock after the incident.
David Speed, 42, says the victim was bringing an Indian meal to his home when he saw his vehicle being taken.
Mr Speed told the Manchester Evening News that he heard the doorbell ring in the house on Hazel Avenue in Romiley before he heard the victim yell, "No, no, no".
The victim ran to his car and tried to stop the thieves by holding onto the passenger window.
One witness said five or six police cars have arrived on the street and an investigation is underway. The Greater Manchester Police Department has urgently called witnesses
Mr. Speed, a builder, said, “I saw him run to the passenger door. He must have had the window open.
He grabbed the car and the car reversed a little. Then it withdrew and sped away, holding onto it.
"Then they raced away, leaving the victim in the middle of the street."
Mr. Speed said he grabbed some clothes and ran down the stairs to help.
The neighbors were on the street helping the seriously injured man. A woman held him tight.
He said, “I called the takeaway company and got his registration. They called his son.
& # 39; He was bleeding all over the place. It was just awful. I was just disgusted that someone would do that. & # 39;
Det Insp Charlotte Whalley of GMP's Stockport District said, “This was a terrible ordeal that rocked the community and left the delivery man fighting for his life in the hospital.
& # 39; At this point, others are believed to have been involved in the incident and we are currently conducting a series of investigations to track down those responsible.
“We continue to urge the public to provide information that could help us – even the smallest information can prove important.
“Anyone who has seen a silver Mercedes in the area at this point, or seen it under suspicious circumstances, is asked to contact us – this vehicle could prove crucial to our investigation.
"We also want everyone to connect with CCTV or dash cam footage."
Anyone with information is asked to call 0161 856 9821 or 0161 856 9790 using protocol number 2499 from 08/01/2021.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.