Police investigate road rage threats at garden centre

Police investigate assault

Police investigate assault

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The police are trying to track down a man who left a woman in a distressed state after threatening her in a garden centre car park near Hatfield.

The incident occurred between 4pm and 4.40pm on Wednesday, September 13, in the car park of the Dutch Nursery in Great North Road.

A police spokeswoman said: “The victim, a 30-year-old woman, had pulled into the car park after the vehicle behind her on Great North Road had been driving close to her car’s rear bumper.

“The driver of the vehicle then followed the victim into the car park where he shouted abuse and threatened her.”

The offender is described as a slim white man, aged in his fifties with short hair.

At the time of the offence, he was wearing a long-sleeved green top.

PC Fabian Stratton-Heath, who is investigating, said: “This was a very distressing incident which has understandably left the victim upset.

“I am appealing for anybody who was in the car park at the time and might have seen the incident to get in touch as you may have information which could assist the investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Stratton-Heath via the Hertfordshire Constabulary non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference B2/17/4407 or report information online at www.contacthertspolice.uk.

Alternatively, contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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