Police investigate road rage near Plymouth school
POLICE are investigating a suspected road rage incident near a city school.
The female driver was on Goosewell Road, Plymstock near Goosewell Primary School at around 5.15pm on December 18.
She told police another car pulled out of a side road by the school in front of her, causing her to brake sharply.
The male driver then began to drive very slowly leaving the woman to overtake him.
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However, further on in traffic she claims the man got out of his car, approached her vehicle and tried to open her car door. She told police he then began to punch the car door. Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area and witnessed any kind of altercation between the two drivers.
Call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference number EK/12/1084.
A MAN has been charged with using threatening behaviour after an incident in which a student suffered a fractured jaw.
The 21-year-old man told officers he was punched in Union Street, Plymouth, at around 3am on Wednesday, September 5.
Police appealed for witnesses to the alleged assault, which was reported to have begun outside the Crash Manor club and ended near The Venue.
Police said members of the public had "jumped in" to assist the injured student in the aftermath of the alleged incident.
Two men were arrested and bailed at the time on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm.
Last week 18-year-old Nico Mancuso of The Broadway, Plymstock, was charged with using threatening behaviour on September 5, under Section four of the Public Order Act.
A second man, aged 23 and from Greenbank, was told that no further action would be taken due to lack of evidence.
Anybody with information is asked to call DC Pooley on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference EC/12/8498.
A MAN who was late for his trial is to be sentenced for a public order offence.
Plymouth magistrates were told Joshua Pickering, aged 20, was convicted in his absence of threatening behaviour towards two women. He had denied the offence from June 2.
Pickering, of Holmes Avenue, Efford, was arrested on a warrant and brought to the court in custody.
Magistrates ordered a probation report on his background. He was released on conditional bail to appear for sentence on January 9.