Man assaulted after confronting would-be fuel thieves

Police are appealing for information following an assault in Buckden.

Police are appealing for information following an assault in Buckden. - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for information following an assault in Buckden.

The incident happened in a lay-by on the A1, at about 11.45pm, on July 13, when a lorry driver was woken up by a man attempting to steal fuel from his cab.

The driver confronted the man and as a result was assaulted. While on the floor a second offender has also assaulted the victim, leaving him with minor injuries.

The two men made off in a white Ford Transit van.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call police on 101 quoting CF0399570717 or visit www.contactcambspolice.uk/Report/.

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