Gymgoer shares shocking injury pictures in bid to catch the hammer-wielding carjackers who battered her and stole her Audi
- WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
- Blythe Mason-Boyle was attacked by two men outside her gym in Birmingham
- She said that the men hit her with hammers before they stole her Audi A1
- Blythe shared pictures of her head injury and smashed eye socket on Facebook
A gymgoer was battered with hammers by thieves as they stole her Audi.
Blythe Mason-Boyle had just left the Énergie Fitness gym in Birmingham, West Midlands on Tuesday evening when she was attacked by two men beside her Audi A1.
She suffered a gash on her head and a fractured eye socket in the sickening attack.
Blythe Mason-Boyle had just left a gym in Birmingham when she says she was attacked beside her car. She is pictured after the sickening attack
A fundraiser has now been organised for Blythe, pictured before the attack, to help her with her recovery
Blythe shared pictures of her horrific injuries on Facebook following the incident
She shared pictures of her sickening injuries on Facebook in an effort to warn people to be on their guard against thieves.
In her post she said: ‘So last night at around 8pm whilst leaving the gym I was attacked by two men with hammers for the sake of an Audi A1.
‘Ladies and Gents please all be extra vigilant when getting into your cars after dark. Take that extra bit of time to check your surrounding area and study the people around you. Stay safe, you never know what’s around the corner!
‘If anybody saw anything between 8:00 and 8:05 by Énergie fitness sheldon gym please contact me!’
In one of the pictures, Blythe can be seen with blood pouring down from her swollen eye onto her chest.
Another shows Blythe with her hair full of blood.
A third image shows the spot were Blythe had been hit on the scalp.
The photos have been shared over 17,000 times and have left many people outraged.
Marlon Harrison said: ‘It’s got to the stage where its not worth having anything nice to beat a lady like this is terrible. They need a good hiding!’
Dawn Adams added: ‘Oh my god Blythe. So sorry to see this. I hope there was CCTV in the car park so the thieving b******* can be caught. Take care and sending a big hug your way.’
Warren Wozza Willis wrote: ‘Sick b*******! What the f*** is wrong with people, cowards attacking a woman, I’m a true believer in karma, what goes around comes around, hope you feel better soon.’
Nikki Patricia said: ‘This is awful and literally right by my house!
Wishing you a speedy recovery and I really hope they find the scumbags.
‘My mum was carjacked only a few weeks ago on her drive again round the corner! I know the gym has CCTV in the car park.’
A fundraiser has now been set up for Blythe to help her with her recovery with a target of £1000.
The fundraiser states: ‘On the evening of the 19th March 2019 Blythe left the gym at the Wheatsheaf just before 9pm.
‘She went to get in her car and was attacked by two males with a hammer, she was beaten round the head and has been left with a broken eye socket and a bleed to the head.
‘This poor girl does not want to drive anymore or leave the house. Please help with a donation so this young girl can carry on, as at the moment she can’t work for no fault of her own.’
A spokesman for West Midlands Police confirmed that a woman had been attacked on Tuesday evening.
In a statement police said: ‘Police are investigating a carjacking on Coventry Road in the Sheldon area of Birmingham just after 7.30pm on Tuesday.
‘A black Audi A1 was taken after a woman was attacked with a hammer. She was taken to hospital with injuries to her head and eye. They are not thought to be life-threatening.
‘Enquiries continue and anyone with information is asked to contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime. Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.’
If anyone has information call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting crime reference 20BE/67413P/19.