Southport man fights off car thief in Birkdale during early hours of Saturday morning December 21st, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Southport man fights off car thief in Birkdale during early hours of Saturday morning A Southport man was confronted by a car thief during the early hours of this morning (Saturday 21st December 2013) on his return home from night shift. The Birkdale resident was walking into his home at about 2:00am when he noticed someone in the rear of his Mercedes car that was parked in his front garden. He went to investigate and a fight broke out. After a tussle, the thief managed to escape over the gardens in Hartley Crescent and the police were called. A search of the area was conducted but the thief managed to escape. The resident described the thief as a white male smackhead about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a checked top, wearing a dog ear hat. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!