A PASSENGER in a car shot at another vehicle on the A303 near South Petherton, police say.

The incident saw the cars travelling between the Cartgate roundabout and South Petherton roundabout.

The passenger of a silver coloured Vauxhall Corsa leant out of the window and fired what is thought to have been an air pistol or BB gun at the victim’s car which was following the suspect’s vehicle.

The windscreen of the following car was damaged but the 23-year-old victim was unhurt.

The Vauxhall is then thought to have driven off in the direction of Crewkerne.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, at 1pm on Sunday, August 17.

If you are able to help, contact police at Chard on the force number, quoting 101, quoting 84701/14. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.