Man 'punched' in Coseley traffic light 'dispute' as police launch investigation

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Police are investigating after a man was assaulted during a traffic light dispute in Dudley. The incident, which took place in Coseley, is alleged to have involved multiple vehicles.

West Midlands Police told BirminghamLive they are investigating after a man was assaulted and damage was caused to a car in Coseley on Thursday evening, May 23. A dispute allegedly took place between a car and van on the road.

An investigation has been launched and police have appealed for witnesses. Dudley Police initially released details of the incident on their X page on May 23: "We attended an incident in Coseley this evening, at approximately 17:30.

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"It happened on Mason Street, at the traffic lights and it involved multiple people and tw vehicles. If you witnessed the incident, or have any footage, please can you contact 101 with reference 3774-23/05/24."

A West Midlands Police spokesperson confirmed to BirminghamLive: "We’re investigating after a man was assaulted and damage was caused to a car in Coseley early yesterday evening (23 May).

"Shortly before 5.30pm, a car was travelling on Mason Street, Coseley when a van pulled up in front. Following a dispute between the occupants of the vehicles, three men got out of the van and punched at the passenger side of the car, causing a window to smash.

"A man sitting in the passenger seat was punched by one of the men before they made off. We’re asking for anyone with information that can help us to call 101 or get in touch via Live Chat on our website and quote log 3774 of 23 May."

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