POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted by a motorist.

The incident took place at 7.50am on Wednesday June 19, at the Bowburn interchange roundabout. 

The vehicle involved was a white Ford Transit which was towing a grass cutter.

It is alleged that the male driver of the Transit assaulted the female driver in another vehicle.

Witnesses are asked to call Durham Police quoting crime number CRI00204028.