A man is said to have thrown food at a woman’s car as he used racially offensive language towards her in Potters Bar.

Hertfordshire Constabulary is investigating a report of a racially aggravated public order offence, which occurred in High Street around 6.55pm on Friday, November 12.

A woman was getting into her car, which was parked near Pizza Di-Napoli, when a man allegedly shouted offensive and racially offensive language towards her before throwing food onto her windscreen.

He then drove off in a white van.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

PC Nikki Daniels, who is investigating, said: “It is believed there were a number of people around at the time who may have seen what happened. As part of our ongoing enquiries into the incident, we’re appealing for any witnesses to please come forward. Did you see the incident take place? Or did you see those involved prior to it? If you have any information at all, we’d like to hear from you.”

Anyone with information is asked to email nikki.daniels@herts.police.uk

You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report, or call the non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference 41/88680/21.