Burglars assault a man and steal his car in Stretton-on-Dunsmore - The Leamington Observer

Burglars assault a man and steal his car in Stretton-on-Dunsmore

POLICE are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Stretton-on-Dunsmore on Friday (December 30).

Officers were called to Rugby Lane following reports of a man being assaulted by unknown offenders, who then made off with a white Seat Leon car.

The man, in his 50s, suffered injuries to his chest and hand that are not life-threatening.

Detective Inspector Gareth Unett said: “Enquiries are currently ongoing and we are keen for anyone who saw the incident to come forward.

“We understand an incident of this nature is concerning to our local community but we would like to reassure them we have begun a thorough investigation.

“We would ask for anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area or who has information, which would help with enquiries to please get in touch.

“We’re also keen to locate the car – the last three letters of its registration are RUU – so if you see it or know where it might be, please contact the force.

“Any information, no matter how small, could be important in our investigation.”

Contact Warwickshire Police or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 43 of 30 December.

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