A WOMAN was verbally abused by a man who got out of his car at a set of traffic lights in Poole.

The incident occurred at around 2.50pm on Thursday, December 2, 2021 in Holes Bay Road.

A woman was driving behind a blue car, believed to be a Ford Fiesta or similar, that had learner plates on and was reportedly driving erratically.

The woman sounded her horn and when the vehicles stopped at the traffic lights near Lifeboat Quay, a male passenger got out of the blue car, approached the woman and was reportedly verbally abusive toward her.

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He got back into the car, which then drove off when the lights turned green.

Police Community Support Investigator Paul Bosley, of Poole police, said: “The woman was left very shaken by this incident and we are carrying out enquiries to identify the man involved so we can take his account.

“I would urge any witnesses or anyone who may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam footage to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/do-it-online, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210194314.

Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call Freephone 0800 555 111.