A ROAD rage investigation has been launched by police after an altercation between two motorists on Friday.
A police spokeswoman said: "Police are seeking a driver and vehicle after an alleged assault occurred following an altercation between two motorists at St Georges Way, junction with Trafalgar Way in Newport.
"The incident happened around 1.30pm on Friday.
"It involved a 45-year-old man driving a green Kia Shuma and an older man in a blue Landrover Freelander."
Police want to speak to the driver of the Freelander, who was described as white, aged in his 70s, 6ft tall and very large build.
PC Edward Stenning, of Newport police station, said: "Incidents of road rage are rare on the island and with the use of CCTV and ANPR cameras prosecution against dangerous and inconsiderate drivers will be pursued.
"We would also like to hear from any members of the public who may have witnessed the incident or have any information which could help us with our investigation."
Anyone with information can contact PC Stenning at Newport police station by phoning 101.
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