ST. PAUL (WCCO) — Police are investigating after a pedestrian was attacked in an apparent road rage incident in St. Paul.
Police said the incident happened at the corner of Selby and Lexington on Thursday evening.
A driver was blocking the crosswalk and a pedestrian knocked on the driver’s window, yelling at him that he was in the way.
Police said the driver then got out of his black Ford Edge vehicle, chased the pedestrian, punched him and knocked him down. Witnesses saw the man punch the pedestrian a few more times before getting back into his vehicle and leaving.
The pedestrian had a swollen lip after the attack. Police did not say if he sustained further injuries.
There were several children in the car at the time of the incident. The vehicle had red dealer plates.
The suspect was described as a man around 40 years old, measuring just under 6 feet with short reddish-blonde hair.