Masked Thug Swings A Golf Club At Security Guard As He Challenges Brazen Gang Trying To Steal A Car In Daylight

The thugs take a swig at a guard before going back to hotwire a high-value car

  • Security guards continue to shout warning at the thieves until they drive away 

  • The incident is believed to have happened yesterday at the Royal Mail Hub on Riversdale Road, in Atherstone, North Warwickshire

  • By Bhvishya Patel For Mailonline

    Published: 07:35 EDT, 14 December 2018 | Updated: 09:01 EDT, 14 December 2018

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    This is the shocking moment a gang of masked thieves armed with golf clubs attempt to steal a car in front of security guards. 

    Footage, captured yesterday at the Royal Mail Distribution Centre on Riversdale Road, in Atherstone, North Warwickshire, shows the thugs emerge from a dark blue Vauxhall and attempt to steal a lime green Ford Focus in the car park at 11.20am.

    After failing to hotwire the parked car, the brazen thieves return to their getaway car and hastily drive away- all the while being filmed by members of staff in broad daylight.

    The masked thieves smash the window of the car in an attempt to gain access to it

    This is the disturbing moment a gang of masked thieves attempt to steal a Ford Focus at the Royal Mail Distribution Centre on Riversdale Road, in Atherstone, North Warwickshire

    The masked thieves emerge in a dark blue Vauxhall before attempting to steal the lime green car in the car park

    The masked thieves emerge in a dark blue Vauxhall before attempting to steal the lime green car in the car park

    One of the masked thieves runs back to the getaway car after failing to hotwire Ford Focus

    One of the masked thieves runs back to the getaway car after failing to hotwire Ford Focus

    One of the masked thieves waves his gold club at the Royal Mail security guard and tells him to 'move' The thug brandishes a weapon at the security guard

    One of the masked thieves waves his golf club at the Royal Mail security guard and tells him to 'move' in a threatening manner

    During the clip, the masked thieves emerge from the getaway car and run towards a parked lime green Ford Focus in the car park before smashing the driver's window.

    Two of the thieves poke their heads through the now smashed window in an attempt to flee with the high-value car.

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