Man assaulted in road rage incident
A PEDESTRIAN was punched in the face by an angry driver who then sped off from the scene.
A 56-year-old man, was walking outside of Castle Field Primary School in The Middleway, High Wycombe, at about 3.20pm on Wednesday, October 7.
The victim accidentally stepped in front of a blue vehicle, but no collision occurred. The man was then in conversation with the driver, who remained sitting in the car.
The driver then punched the victim in the face through the window of the car before driving off at speed.
The victim sustained a cut to his lip and was treated at Stoke Mandeville Hospital. He has since been discharged.
There is no description of the offender at this stage of the investigation.
Investigating officer, PC Christopher Weatherley of the patrol team based at High Wycombe Police Station, said: “I would appeal to anyone who saw anything suspicious in The Middlewayatabout3.20pm last Wednesday to contact police by either visiting your local police station or by calling 101.
“At this time parents would have been picking up their children from nearby Castle Field Primary School so there are a number of potential witnesses to the assault.”
If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www. crimestoppers-uk.org.