A farmer in the UK has been “violently attacked” by four masked men.
The attack occurred when the man attempted to stop the intruders from stealing diesel from his farm in Hope Lane, Clifton-upon-Teme.
It is understood that the farmer tried to use his Land Rover to block the men’s escape after he discovered they were attempting to steal diesel.
The farmer was “badly bruised” and “shaken” after the incident, according to a post on Clifton-upon-Teme's Facebook page.
Police confirmed that the men fled the farm after the assault.
No arrests have been to date and police are continuing to investigate the matter.