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Grimsby man has car stolen after assault

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A 36-year-old man has been assaulted by two men before having his car stolen in Grimsby.

Two men forced their way into a property on Lidgard Road, Humberston at around 12.30am on Sunday, July 24.

The men took a set of car keys after assaulting the victim.

The man’s white Volkswagen Passat was then stolen and subsequently crashed on North Sea Lane, Cleethorpes in the early hours of Sunday, July 24.

The car was involved in a collision on North Sea Lane at the junction with Kings Road, Cleethorpes where it collided with street furniture.

The occupants then fled the scene.

The victim of the burglary sustained bruising and swelling to his hands and arm.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the burglary or the collision.

Anyone who can help identify the two men involved should call Humberside Police on 101, quoting log number 27 of July 24.

People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.