Man arrested after 78-year-old injured in vicious Kidderminster road rage attack

By Mat Growcott | Kidderminster | Crime | Published:

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a 78-year-old man suffered injuries to his head, arms and legs in a road rage incident in Kidderminster.

The victim was attacked at around 3pm on Saturday in Bewdley Road, near to Kidderminster Hospital. The attacker then drove off.

The suspect, aged 51, from Ludlow in Shropshire, has been bailed until later this week while investigations continue.

Detective Constable Eleanor Jones said: "This was a vicious attack on an elderly gentleman that has left him with injuries to his head, arms and legs.

"We're carrying out a thorough enquiry to establish what happened and would appeal for anyone with information to contact us."

Anyone with information is asked to call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident 442s of 14 February 2018.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Mat Growcott

By Mat Growcott
Reporter - @MGrowcott_Star

Shropshire Star reporter

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