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Boy, 16, arrested by police in connection with road rage incident in Cressex, High Wycombe that left a man injured

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A 16 year old boy from High Wycombe has been arrested by police in connection with a road rage incident in Cressex, High Wycombe in which a man was injured.

The boy was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and careless driving. He has been released under investigation.

On Wednesday 17th April 2019, at around 5.30pm, there was an incident of road rage when two mopeds attempted to go through a red light at temporary traffic lights on Cressex Road at the junction with Coronation Road.

A 24 year old man, was monitoring the traffic at the site of the road works and stopped the riders as they went through the red light. However following a discussion the riders returned to the red light.

The 24 year old man was then confronted by one of the riders who drove a moped in to his leg, which caused him to fall backwards. The second rider put his right fist out and when driving past, hit the victim on the head.

The 24 year old man was treated at Wexham Park Hospital for a head injury and has since been discharged.

The first moped rider was riding a red moped, aged between 16 and 17 years old and of stocky build. He was wearing a green hooded top, Adidas trousers, blue Adidas trainers and a white and red crash helmet.

The second moped rider was riding a black moped, aged between 16 and 17 years old and of stocky build. He was wearing a black hooded top, black trousers, black trainers and a black crash helmet.

Investigating officer, PC Alistair Bennett based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘The victim in this case was injured and is still suffering from the effects of this assault.

It’s believed a jogger intervened and helped the victim, he may have vital information to help with this investigation so we would ask them to please contact police.

Anyone who may have information about this incident or dash-cam footage from the area at the time is asked to contact officers by calling 101 quoting reference number 43190116504

Reports can also be made online or anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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