An angry motorist grabbed a traffic warden by his wrists in Northampton and shoved him after being issued a parking ticket.
Witnesses are being sought following the assault in Wellingborough Road yesterday, (Thursday, February 2).
At around 4.40pm, a traffic warden was issuing a ticket to a car parked outside the Pickalily florist.
A police spokeswoman said the driver "shouted and threatened the warden, grabbed his wrists and shoved him several times."
The offender is described as a 5ft 8 inches black man in his early 20s, with short black hair, wearing black jogging bottoms with white stripes and a black tee-shirt with a motif on the back.
Witnesses or anyone with information can contact police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 555.