Car thieves sought by police

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A man was punched and his car stolen by two men in a daytime robbery.

The victim, 21, was at the junction of Beck Lane and Market Street, Heckmondwike, at about 1pm on Friday, when he was approached and assaulted by the occupant of a dark Seat Leon.

The victim ran off along Kaye Street, chased by another man from the Seat.

The victim’s car was then driven away by the suspects, who were as Asian, in their twenties, slim and with short dark hair.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Dewsbury CID on 01924 431022 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.