Rainham victim injured in drill attack

A young man was left with facial injuries after being bashed with a drill by thieves trying to steal his van.

The 21-year-old victim had parked in Upminster Road South, close to the junction of Cowper Road, Rainham, to visit a shop at around 6am, on Wednesday May 2.

He returned to find six Asian men, one with a drill, breaking into his van.

The victim, from Rainham, was injured in an ensuing struggle.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has knowledge of the matter is urged to contact Romford CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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