Driver Hurt By Men Who Then Stole His Car

16 August 2017, 12:47

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A driver suffered facial injuries when he was attacked by two men who stole his car and later set it on fire.

The robbery and assault happened in Kilbrennan Drive, Falkirk, at about 5.50pm on Tuesday when two men pulled the 47-year-old man out of his silver Ford Focus and then stole the vehicle.

The victim suffered a facial injury and was treated at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert.

The Ford Focus was later set alight at Carronbridge Inn, Falkirk, at around 7.10pm.

Police say one man has been detained in connection with the incident. However, officers are keen to talk to anyone who may have witnessed the initial robbery or the vehicle being set alight.

Detective Inspector Jim Thomson said: "We are eager to speak to anyone who may have information about either of these incidents.

"I would ask anyone who witnessed the initial robbery in Kilbrennan Drive, or the vehicle being set alight at the Carronbridge Inn, to get in touch with us as soon as possible."

Anyone information is asked to contact officers Police Scotland on 101.

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