Two men charged in relation to road rage incident at Wynyard
Two men have been charged in relation to a road rage incident on the Bass Highway at Wynyard, near the Mount Hicks Road intersection, around 5.30pm last night.
The incident involved a grey Mitsubishi Triton and a red Mazda CX5.
As a result of the incident, a 32-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault and possessing a firearm when not the holder of a firearm licence. He had a gel blaster in his possession at the time of the incident.
A 26-year-old man from Wynyard has been charged with possessing a firearm when not the holder of a firearm licence.
Both men were bailed and will appear before the Burnie Magistrates Court at a later date.
Police remind the community that gel blasters, and imitation firearms that have the appearance of a firearm, are prohibited and illegal items in Tasmania.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident, including any available dash cam footage, is encouraged to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or through Crime Stoppers Tasmania at crimestopperstas.com.au
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