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Fresh appeal after elderly man hit with his own car in Wolverhampton

By Jordan Reynolds | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man was hit with his own vehicle during a carjacking on his Wolverhampton driveway.

The stolen car

The 81 year old had parked on his driveway in Kitchen Lane, Ashmore Park, and got our of his car to put his bin away, leaving his keys in the ignition of the blue Hyundai Getz.

Two men got into it and reversed it off the driveway, hitting the victim as he stood in the path of the car at around 3pm on Wednesday.

He was left bruised, and the attackers drove off.

The car was later recovered by police in the Underhill area.

Anyone with information can contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight, or call 101 anytime giving crime reference 20WV/62051W/19.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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