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Driver attacked by group with baseball bat in West Bromwich

By Jordan Reynolds | West Bromwich | Crime | Published:

A driver was taken to hospital after being attacked by a group of men with a baseball bat in West Bromwich.

The junction of Anson Road and Ashmole Road in West Bromwich. Photo: Google

The victim was attacked at about 8.15pm on Tuesday at the junction of Anson Road and Ashmole Road.

The driver was taken to hospital after the group fled on foot and in a Mercedes.

The victim's injuries are not thought to be serious.

A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called to the junction of Anson Road and Ashmole Road, West Bromwich, at 8.15pm on June 18.

"A Mercedes driver and several other men attacked another driver with a baseball bat.

"They took the keys from his car before the group fled on foot and in the Mercedes.

"He was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries, which were not believed to be serious."

Anyone with information can contact police via Live Chat at west -midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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