POLICE are appealing for information following an unprovoked attack in a car park in Chester-le-Street.

The incident occurred at around 2.30pm on July 23 at a car park at Emirates Riverside.

It is believed the suspect became irate with the victim due to where he was parked.

It is alleged the suspect then reached into the victim’s car and punched him to the back of his head before kicking the vehicle causing damage to the wheel arch.

The suspect described as being in his 30’s then made off in an unknown direction.

Officers are now keen to speak to a woman who stated she had dashcam footage of the incident.

Anyone with information or footage of the incident is asked to call PC David Swailes on 101 quoting reference number 235 of July 23.