By Wyatt Earp | April 25, 2011
Note to British thieves: look into your vehicles before you break into them.
Teenage thieves targeting vans parked on a council estate forced open the doors of one – and were confronted by four SAS men on a stakeout. Two of the “Who Dares Wins” heroes stayed put while the other two chased the panic-stricken tearaways and gave them “a bit of a slap”.
“They were trying their luck on every van in the estate, looking for tools they could pinch.” The SAS surveillance team was on a night-time counter-terrorism training exercise in Manchester. (H/T – Dustyvet)
It’s a shame a team member’s MP5 didn’t go off “accidentally” during the pursuit.