Witness appeal after a road rage incident.

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POLICE are appealing for information after a dust up between three men in South Tyneside.

Officers received a report of dangerous driving, which was followed by a dispute between drivers, on Monday, July 28.

It’s believed to have happened at noon, on the A194 heading towards Lindisfarne roundabout into South Shields, and involved a Vauxhall Vectra and Renault Clio.

One man, aged 28, suffered soreness to his face and the other, aged 35, an injury to his shoulder. The 28-year-old has been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident, in particular the driver of a Volkswagen Polo car who stopped and spoke to one of the drivers, to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 590 28/07/14, for the attention of South Shields CID, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.