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Man has fit in Cookstown after 'road rage' incident

By Christopher Woodhouse

A man went into a fit after being punched during a road rage incident in Cookstown yesterday.

At around 4.35pm on Saturday police were called by paramedics to a report of a 34-year-old male having a fit in Orritor Street.

It's understood the male, who was the driver of a silver Vauxhall Vectra, had been involved in a verbal altercation with the driver of a black Audi A4in Coagh Street.

Both drivers then exited their vehicles in Orritor Street and the driver of the Audi is believed to have punched the victim causing him to lose consciousness and subsequently fit.

The alleged assailant fled the scene prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

He is described as around 6' 1" tall, well built with short, dark flat hair.

He was wearing hi-vis trousers and a black fleece and his Audi is believed to have a possible partial registration of KHZ

Police are keen to hear from witnesses or anyone who can help identify the Audi driver.

They can be contacted at Cookstown police station via the non-emergency number 101.

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