Police ask for help after road rage incident

Police are appealing for information following a road rage incident in Mernda on June 14.

Investigators have been told a 53-year-old woman driving a white Honda CRV was tailgated by a white Toyota Hilux along Plenty Road between Mernda and Mill Park about 2.30pm.

It is understood the driver of the ute exited the vehicle a number of times while stopped at various intersections and assaulted the victim, throwing her mobile phone, breaking her side mirror and spitting on her.

Police have been told the man also got into the driver’s side of the victim’s vehicle while she was retrieving her mobile phone and reversed it a short distance along Plenty Road.

The car was then returned to the victim.

It is believed a female passenger was inside the ute at the time and also yelled abuse at the victim.

Investigators are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au