Police Appeal following verbal altercation at Tesco petrol station in Stockton

Police are appealing for information after a ‘verbal altercation’ that has taken place at a Tesco petrol station in Stockton

Police say that a vehicle was damaged during the incident which happened on Wednesday 9th November at around 2:35pm when the 42-year-old male victim and another man were involved in a verbal altercation at the petrol station. The man then became verbally abusive towards the victim and kicked the wing mirror on the victim’s car, a blue Peugeot 307.

Following the altercation, the victim drove off onto the B1274 on Junction Road. He noticed the man from the petrol station following him in a white Fiat Punto and he then forced the victim off the road and then threw a jar of paint over the victim’s vehicle.

The man is described as a white male aged in his early 30’s, of stocky build and with short, dark hair and he was driving a white 5-door Fiat Punto with a 2010 registration and alloy wheels.

Anyone who may have seen the incidents or anyone who knows the identity of the suspect is asked to contact PC Darren Hall on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.