STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

State police searching for man who allegedly threw axe during road rage incident

New York State Police are investigating a reported road rage incident where a driver allegedly threw items, including an axe, at another vehicle.

Posted: Nov 27, 2019 6:07 PM
Updated: Nov 28, 2019 12:32 AM

ROME, N.Y. – New York State Police are investigating a reported road rage incident where a driver allegedly threw items, including an axe, at another vehicle.

The woman reporting the incident claims a driver attempted to run her off of the road on Route 49 near the Griffiss exit Wednesday morning. She said the driver threw items out the window at her vehicle before stopping on the exit ramp, getting out of his vehicle and throwing what she believes to be an axe at her driver side window. The woman then drove away from the scene.

Troopers say the suspect is described as a white, heavyset man with a bushy mustache and dark-colored hair.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call State Police at 315-366-6000.

Police are attempting to identify this vehicle:

Article Comments

Utica
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 44°
Oneonta
Overcast
42° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 37°
Herkimer
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 44°
Thendara
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 44°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Click here to learn more about A Healthier Mohawk Valley
Menu 2 Go list of takeout dinners & fish fries
Apply to Go the Distance
23 courses for only $79.99