A MAN smashed the window of a car stopped at traffic lights in York by head-butting it.

The incident occurred at about 9.45pm on Friday, April 4, when a red Volkswagen was waiting at the traffic lights at the junction of Melrosegate and Hull Road.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said a man in his early twenties approached the driver's side window of the car and head-butted it, causing it to smash.

The 17-year-old driver of the Golf suffered a cut to his arm.

The suspect is described as having tanned skin, short black hair, and around six feet tall and of medium build. He was wearing a grey jacket with red sleeves and dark coloured trousers. He was with another man who had blonde curly hair and he was wearing a dark jacket with grey sleeves.

Anyone who saw the incident or has information which could help police locate the vandal should contact them on 101 or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.