Driver injured in A14 road rage attack

POLICE are hunting a man today after a road rage attack on a slip road of the A14 near Ipswich left a driver need four stitches.

POLICE are hunting a man today after a road rage attack on a slip road of the A14 near Ipswich left a driver need four stitches.

The attacker is described as white, in his late teens to early 20s and was wearing a baseball cap.

He is alleged to have assaulted a 31-year-old man as he was travelling home from Felixstowe late on Tuesday night.

The victim was driving along the A14 from Felixstowe around 11.30pm and was between the Levington turn-off and the Seven Hills junction when a vehicle pulled out in front of him.


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The 31-year-old overtook the vehicle and left the A14 at the Seven Hills slip road.

However, the other vehicle pulled in front of him and then braked sharply causing him to stop.

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The attacker got out of his car and approached the vehicle, opened the door and assaulted the 31-year-old.

He sustained swelling to his cheek and a cut to his mouth that required four stitches.

The offender ran back to his vehicle and drove off.

He then turned left at the roundabout heading towards Nacton village and Ipswich.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident. They would also like to hear from anyone with information about the offender. If you can help telephone PC 88 Simmons on 01473 613500.

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