AN appeal has been made after a driver damaged an Audi before getting out a knife and threatening the male occupant. 

It happened on the A66 on Wednesday, April 28 at the Eaglescliffe exit, onto Darlington Road.

Police say the driver of a blue Skoda Fabia caused damage to a black Audi A1, before producing a knife and threatening the male occupant of the Audi.

It was reported to have happened at about 4.45pm. 

Inquiries are on-going.

Police would like to speak to anyone with information or dash cam footage which could assist with the investigation. 

Call police on 101, quoting the reference number 067559.

Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or by phoning 0800 555 111.