Car stolen in Leicestershire baseball bat attack

A motorist had his car stolen after being assaulted with a baseball bat in Leicestershire.

The 40-year-old victim was returning to his vehicle in Paddock Way, Hinckley on Tuesday night when he was attacked by three men.

Two of the suspects then drove off in the BMW Alpina towards Coventry Road. The third man ran off in the same direction.

The victim required hospital treatment for injuries to his face.

All three suspects are described as white, in their late teens or early 20s and were wearing dark clothing.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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