Suffolk road rage attack on teenager

ROAD rage led to an 18-year-old driver being struck in the face.Police are appealing for witnesses today after the man told of his ordeal. He had been driving along Rougham Road in Bury towards the A14 at 10.

ROAD rage led to an 18-year-old driver being struck in the face.

Police are appealing for witnesses today after the man told of his ordeal.

He had been driving along Rougham Road in Bury towards the A14 at 10.45am on Wednesday when he became aware of a new-shaped silver Ford Mondeo behind him.

The young man braked on approaching the traffic lights at the final roundabout before the A14 and the silver car accelerated past him and pulled in front.


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The male driver of the silver vehicle got out and approached the 18-year-old who also got out of his vehicle.

The Mondeo driver then pushed the young man's baseball cap off and pushed him on the shoulders causing him to fall against his car.

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He was also struck in the face with an open palm causing slight bruising.

The offender then got back in his vehicle and drove away. The Mondeo driver is described as white, short, thin, with short dark hair with grey patches, in his late 30s, wearing a black t-shirt and dark trousers or jeans.

The young man is confident that a male witness was walking along the footpath by the road at the time.

If you have any information please call Pc Matt Read on 01284 774100 Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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