[06 DEC 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Mystery As White Van
Man Found Injured
are trying to solve the mystery of man found in his van on a
country road with head injuries.
Read, aged 32, of Atherstone, was discovered in his white F reg
Ford Escort van on the A444 near Twycross in Leicestershire at
3.45am on Monday.
was suffering from head injuries consistent with being assaulted,
and is currently in a “stable” condition in hospital.
police are appealing to people who may know Mr Read’s movements
that night, or who may know what happened to him, to come forward.
Supt Bob Small said:
who can help should call 0116 222 2222 or Crimestoppers on 0800
have already made some enquiries in the Atherstone area, but we
want to speak to people may know Mr Read and may have any idea
as to who may have assaulted him or the reason why.
would urge people to come forward, even if they think what they
have to tell us may not be of great importance.”