Messenger of the Gods (1978)

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Police drama featuring the "Sweeney" (Flying Squad). Regan and Carter pull in Lukey on suspicion of his being involved in a mercury robbery. However, his friend Charlie gives him an alibi and Regan finds himself on the receiving end of the formidable Mrs Rix's tongue, as Lukey's arrest has disrupted rehearsals for his wedding to her pregnant daughter Linda. Following another lead Regan and Carter track down the main leader of the gang who committed the robbery, but he escapes. After threats from Regan, Charlie also withdraws his alibi statement. Believing that Lukey has "grassed", other members of the gang go after him and he runs off. Carter later manages to capture the leader of the gang, Spooner, after a fight. Searching for Lukey again, Regan and Carter get embroiled in rescuing Linda, who is stuck on a window ledge after trying to sneak out of the window of the room her mother locked her in. Linda reveals where he is and they arrive just in time to rescue Lukey from being beaten up. Lukey then runs off and makes his escape.

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