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Appeal for witnesses to a serious assault - Bromsgrove

We are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault in Bromsgrove on Kidderminster Road.

The incident happened at around 8.30pm on Sunday 24 March on Kidderminster Road between Chaddesley and Bromsgrove by Berry Lane.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was approached by another man who had stopped his car in front of the victim's car and then assaulted him by punching the victim several times in the face and head through the window of his car. The victim sustained facial injuries which required treatment.

The suspect is described as man in his mid-30s, white, stocky build and was wearing a dark jumper. Following the assault he removed the victim's car keys from the ignition and threw them into the bushes before driving off heading towards Kidderminster.

PC Stanley from West Mercia Police said: "This was a nasty assault that has left the victim injured and shaken.

"We take reports of this nature very seriously and are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault to please get in touch. You may have noticed two cars stationary in the road at around 8.30pm on Sunday 24 March on the Kidderminster Road between Chaddesley and Bromsgrove by the Berry Lane junction. If so please get in touch."

"Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident number 686s of 24 March 2019.

"Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

 

Issued by AG, Communications Officer, 10.30am, 2 April 2019

Published 02/04/19