Police appeal after road rage incident in Hartlepool

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a driver was verbally abused by a motorist who also damaged the victim’s car.

The incident happened at the junction of Mowbray Road and Kesteven Road on the Fens estate, Hartlepool.

Police say a 60-year-old woman was driving a black Ford C-Max when a man driving a green Ford Focus reportedly overtook her.

He is said to have stopped his car and got out before verbally abusing her and damaging the wing mirror of her car.

The incident took place at around 4.45pm on Sunday, December 1.

Any witnesses are asked to contact PC Rebecca Cowling from Hartlepool Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.