Windscreen of cab smashed by missile
Police hunt man who threw bottle
A MAN who threw a bottle at a moving car and smashed the windscreen is being sought by Heathrow police.
Officers are appealing for help to identify a male passenger after CCTV captured the moment a plastic bottle was thrown at a minicab driver’s vehicle on Northern Perimeter Road near Heathrow Airport .
The man believed to be in his 20s was sat in the front seat of the car and may have connections to the Bedfont area in the borough of Hounslow, the Met Police said.
The incident happened on August 24 this year at around 7.25am.
Thankfully there were no injuries, but the victim’s windscreen had to be replaced as it had been damaged.
Police have traced the driver of the car, also a man, in his 20s, but he claims he cannot recall the identity of the passenger in the car with him.
The vehicle was on loan from a garage in Surrey and is not being sought by police.
The suspect police are looking for has been described as a white man in his 20s, with dark hair and a beard, at the time of the incident.
Officers are asking anyone who can identify the man throwing the bottle to call Heathrow CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
ON CAMERA: Police are seeking the man who threw a bottle at a minicab driving near Heathrow