Traffic warden gets slapped for ticket

Irate driver sees red after being issued fine

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A traffic warden was assaulted by an angry driver after issuing him a ticket for being illegally parked.

The incident happened in Turnham Green Terrace at 3.50pm on Saturday afternoon. 

The driver of a white Citroen panel van saw red when he returned to his vehicle, parked outside William Hill, to see the warden issuing him a ticket.

After a short altercation, the driver punched the warden in the face, jumped into his van and made off in the direction of Turnham Green Tube station.

The driver, described as a white male in his 30's, is being sought by Police. 

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call the Crime Management Unit on 020 8247 6485


November 8, 2005