The driver of a vehicle travelling on Winnipeg Street in Penticton on March 27 was assaulted following a road rage incident involving the driver of a Ford F150 Extended Cab. The suspect is described as Caucasian, approximately 6 feet tall with black hair and glasses. Tara Bowie - Western News

The driver of a vehicle travelling on Winnipeg Street in Penticton on March 27 was assaulted following a road rage incident involving the driver of a Ford F150 Extended Cab. The suspect is described as Caucasian, approximately 6 feet tall with black hair and glasses. Tara Bowie - Western News

Penticton RCMP looking for witnesses to road rage incident

A road rage incident on Winnipeg Street on March 27 resulted in an assault

The Penticton RCMP are looking for witnesses following a road rage incident that led to an assault on Winnipeg Street on March 27.

At 2:30 p.m., officers attended the 400 block of Winnipeg Street following reports of an altercation between two drivers.

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“Officers attended and found one of the drivers sitting on the sidewalk with injuries to his face. In speaking with several witnesses, it was learnt the driver of a Ford F150 Extended Cab pulled in front of the victim’s vehicle while stopped in traffic,” states a release from the RCMP. “The driver got out of his truck and approached the victim’s car. This resulted in the person yelling and kicking the victim’s car door.

“As the suspect was getting back into his own vehicle, the victim approached him, at which point, the suspect punched the victim in the face. The suspect then drove away.”

RCMP are describing the suspect as Caucasian, approximately 6 feet tall with short black hair and glasses. He was wearing a blue shirt, jeans and a lanyard at the time of the assault.

Those with information related to this incident are asked to contact the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300 and quote file 2019-4281, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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