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Driver smashes window with fist after Shaftesbury road rage

By DavidBol  |  Posted: November 19, 2012

Police in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses after an incident of road rage and criminal damage

Police are searching for witnesses after an outburst of road rage in Shaftesbury ended with one driver smashing a window with his fist.

The altercation took place around 1pm on Sunday November 11 along Coppice Street near the Tesco supermarket.

The drivers of a black Renault Megane and a black Audi A3 were involved in an incident of road rage at the Royal Chase roundabout, before the driver of the Audi smashed the rear window of the Renault with his fist.

Police Constable Geraint Craig of North Dorset Police said: "I would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the criminal damage or the road rage incident, or has any information about the driver of the Audi, as soon as possible.

"I also urge anyone who witnessed the manner of driving of either of the two vehicles at the time or leading up to it to contact Dorset Police on 101."

The driver of the Audi A3 is described as a white man, aged in his late thirties to early forties, about five feet ten inches tall and of medium to stocky build with short brown hair.

He was wearing a blue and grey long-sleaved top and blue jeans.

Anyone with information should call Dorset Police quoting incident number 11:237.

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