Man ‘kicks another driver’s car’ in York road rage incident

Layerthorpe in York at its junction with Hallfield Road. Photograph © Google Street View
6 Feb 2017 @ 2.43 pm
| Crime, News

An outbreak of road rage saw a passenger leave his car and kick out at another, York police say.

They are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place on Layerthorpe at 12.50pm on Saturday (February 4).

Two men were travelling in a medium-sized, five-door grey car when the altercation happened. It involved a black Honda Civic, also driven by a man.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said:

It is believed the passenger from the grey vehicle got out of the car and kicked the Honda causing front end damage.

We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident as it is believed there were other vehicles and pedestrians in the area at the time.

Officers are particularly keen on information about the grey car including the registration number and the identity of the passenger.

Have you seen him?

The passenger is…

white
with light coloured short hair
and a clean shaven, thin face

He was wearing

a grey or off-white hoody

If you saw anything get in touch with the police – details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC 0458 Matthew Kilburn
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email PC Kilburn here
Quote reference number 12170019981