Thursday, February 22, 2024

Road Rage on Sykes Street


opp logo270On Tuesday, February 23, Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a report of mischief after an unknown male driver had damaged a victim’s vehicle in an act of road rage.

Police investigation revealed that at approximately 6:10 p.m. on February 23, the victim was operating a 2004 Dodge CSX vehicle eastbound on Sykes Street, Meaford, in the Municipality of Meaford. 

He had stopped for a red light at the intersection of Sykes Street South and Trowbridge Street, at which time the driver of another vehicle stopped directly behind him, approached the victim’s window and began yelling at him for driving too slow.  The suspect proceeded to punch the window several times and had kicked the side view mirror, damaging it.  The suspect returned to his vehicle and was last seen driving eastbound on Hwy. 26 towards Thornbury.

The 24-year old victim from the Township of Chatsworth was not injured.

The suspect was described as a tall male having red hair (balding) and a red beard, approximately 30 to 40 years of age, wearing a black jacket and jeans.  He was driving a blue, newer model, hatchback style vehicle.

Grey County OPP is requesting anyone with information which may assist police to call 1-888-310-1122.  Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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