Carjackers pull man from car in Newport before beating him up and setting alight to their vehicle

Carjacking in Newport

Carjacking in Newport - Credit: Archant

A driver was dragged from his car and beaten by two men in a robbery in Newport yesterday morning (Tuesday).

The men then got into the car on Wicken Road after setting alight the car they were in at about 5.20am.

Firefighters from Newport provided first aid to the man and extinguished the car on fire by 6am.

More to follow.

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