Motorist using mobile phone hands-free on March roadside assaulted by passing driver

A MAN needed hospital treatment after a motorist assaulted him at the roadside.

The incident happened at about 5.45pm on Friday January 28 in Badgeney Road, March.

A 50-year-old man had pulled over and was speaking on a mobile phone hands-free when he noticed a car had pulled up behind him and the driver was flashing his lights and beeping the horn.

The victim got out and approached the vehicle, a dark 4X4, where the driver began shouting and then got out and punched him.

As he picked himself up the victim saw a woman, who was also in the 4X4, getting the attacker back into the car and both drove away.


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The victim was treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn for minor injuries.

The attacker is described as white, in his 40s and wearing dark clothing.

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Pc Dan Brain said: “I would like to speak to anyone who saw this incident or thinks they might know who carried out the assault.

“I would particularly like to hear from a man who spoke to the victim shortly after the attack but did not leave details.”

CONTACT: Pc Brain on 0345 456 4564, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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