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Witness appeal following road rage incident near Blandford

Alert message sent 05/10/2020 11:46:00

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Officers investigating a road rage incident near Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

 At around 4.50pm on Monday 28 September 2020 it is reported that a road rage incident occurred involving a white Ford Fiesta and a blue Tesla on the A350 at Stourpaine.

 At the traffic lights near to the junction with Higher Shaftesbury Road, it was reported that the driver of the Ford got out of his car and approached the male driver of the Tesla and an altercation occurred.

 The Tesla driver was punched to the face, causing a red mark on his cheek.

 Police Constable Rebecca Barnes, of Dorset Police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who was travelling along the A350 around the time of the incident and witnessed the manner of driving of either vehicle to please get in touch.

“I am also keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the altercation and has not yet spoken to police.

“Finally, I would ask any motorists who were travelling in the area and have dashcam fitted to their vehicle to please check it for any relevant footage.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200146168. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111. 
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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