Shocking moment helmet-clad thieves tear off an entire garage door to steal motorbike from a family home
- The four men twist the door handle of a property in Bilston, West Midlands
- Gang then smash and kick the door of the garage before prizing it off its hinges
- Helmet-clad men throw the door aside and steal the BMW motorbike from inside
A police investigation is underway after a gang of burglars stole a motorbike from a family home by prizing open a garage door and ripping it off its hinges.
The dramatic CCTV footage, which was captured outside a property in Bilston, West Midlands, shows four men approaching a house at 12.25am and attempting to break through the garage door.
The thieves, whose faces are concealed behind bike helmets, kick and punch at the property before tearing the large door down and running away with what appears to be a BMW S 1000 RR motorbike.
The gang of helmet-clad thieves approach a property in Bilston, West Midlands, at 12.25am on December 29
Two men in the gang try and push the garage door but are unable to gain access to the property
One man, carrying what appears to be a large set of pliers, tries to use it to open the door
During the clip, which was filmed on December 29, two members of the gang, carrying what appears to be large sets of pliers push the garage door but struggle get it open.
Two other members rush to help the men and all four brazenly smash and kick the door, before prizing it off its hinges and throwing it aside.
One of the men then wheels out the BMW motorbike as another smashes the windows of two cars parked in the drive before the gang make their escape.
Footage of the shocking break-in has since gone viral with almost 100,000 views on social media.
The gang, whose faces are concealed behind motorbike helmets, kick and punch at the garage door
The four men, who were wearing helmets, tear open the garage door and steal a motorbike from inside
West Midlands Police said two men had been arrested on suspicion of stealing a motorbike.
A force spokesman said: ‘Two men have been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motorbike.
‘A 29-year-old has been bailed pending further enquiries and a 22-year-old is currently in police custody for questioning.’
The four thieves attempted to steal what appears to be a BMW S 1000 RR motorbike
The gang of helmet-clad thieves steal the motorbike and make their escape from the property