POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car travelling on the A1(M) was damaged by items dropped from a bridge on Sunday.

At around 1.15am a black Suzuki Grand Vitara was travelling southbound between junctions 8 and 7 for Stevenage.

As the vehicle passed under a bridge items were dropped from above causing damage to the vehicle.

Pc Nick Whittaker said: “These mindless acts are extremely dangerous and could cause serious injury and even death on our roads.

“Thankfully the driver and passenger were not injured, but I would appeal to anyone who has any information about those involved to contact police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary on 0845 3300 222. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

You do not have to give your name and you could be entitled to a cash reward.