Driver assaulted by robbers who took his car


A man was assaulted and robbed of his car in Caddington on Friday evening.

The 22-year-old was driving a black Mercedes and believes he was followed from Connaught Road in Luton by a gold 4x4 with four people in it.

Once in Chaul End Road, the 4x4 caused the victim to stop the car he was driving.

The passengers got out of the 4x4 and assaulted the victim causing facial injuries and bruising to his arm and leg. The victim managed to run towards nearby houses before the offenders were joined at the scene by the occupants of a blue one series BMW before all offenders left the scene in their own cars and taking the black Mercedes with them. The stolen Mercedes was found a short time later by police officers abandoned in Farley Fields, Luton.

One offender is described as a white man who speaks with an Irish accent, 5’10”, well built with chiselled features and wearing black clothing. Another is described as a white man with a plump build.