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28th May, 2022

Detectives trying to trace driver who may have information about alleged attempted murder

DETECTIVES investigating the alleged attempted murder of a man in Balcombe Road on Sunday February 7 are trying to identify a driver they believe was in the area at the time.

A man in his 20s suffered stab wounds in the incident, which occurred at around 12.20pm.

Police are trying to identify and locate the driver of what was described as a ‘well-polished’ black 4×4 Land Rover Discovery which was seen in the area at around 12.30pm.

Det Cons Caroline McMurchie from Warwickshire Police Major Investigation Unit said: “We believe the driver of the Discovery stopped at the site of the incident, got out the car and asked what was going on.

“He is described as having ginger hair, in his late 30s or 40s, around six feet tall and of average build. He was wearing jeans.

“We’re not treating the man as a suspect but he may have information vital to our ongoing enquiries.”

Four men have been charged in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident 120 of February 7.

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