Road rage hunt for men who beat up minicab driver after car prang in Bethnal Green
- Credit: MPS
Detectives investigating a road rage attack in London’s East End have today issued images from CCTV of two men who dragged a minicab driver from his vehicle after a minor prang and beat him unconscious.
Police were called to Cambridge Heath Road at around 10pm on July 12 after the attack at the traffic-lights outside Bethnal Green Underground station.
The 36-year-old minicab driver travelling south had stopped at the lights on the corner of Roman Road when the two men got out of a car nearby and dragged from the vehicle—then punched him in the face and knocked unconscious.
A passer-by raised the alarm and the minicab driver was taken to the Royal London Hospital by ambulance and treated for face injuries before being released.
The two men are described as a light-skinned black, in their 20s, one about 5ft 8ins tall, medium build and clean shaven, the other 6ft 3ins and slim build, both wearing dark clothing.
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Police are appealing for witnesses who saw the July 12 incident at the traffic-lights by Bethnal Green station, or anyone with information, to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.
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