Knighthood Medal Theft

A specialist trauma surgeon from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham who had his knighthood medal stolen from his home has now had it returned.

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Stolen knighthood medal returned to surgeon

A knighthood medal presented by the Queen to Sir Keith Porter which was stolen from his home in Alvechurch has now been recovered by police.

The break in happened between 11:30am and midday on Tuesday 20th March.

They were all found by West Midlands Police and passed onto West Mercia Police.

Four males are still being sought by the police. They were seen on CCTV in a blue car before the robbery.

PC Tom Birchley said:

"Understandably the owner was extremely upset about his medals being stolen as they have great sentimental value, but fortunately we have since recovered them. I would like to thank our colleagues at West Midlands Police for their assistance.

"I urge anyone to get touch who may have seen any suspicious activity around Rowney Green Lane and particularly if they remember seeing the blue car in the area, during the times stated."

– PC Tom Birchley, West Mercia Police

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