A woman who was caught on camera attacking a motorist while
in her bikini will take part in the police diversion scheme.
The 18-year-old, who has been granted interim name
suppression, appeared in the Hutt Valley district court today
in relation to a video of a road rage attack, posted on the
The footage, filmed from inside a vehicle, shows a blonde
woman wielding a screwdriver, yelling at two people and
asking if the woman driver knows how to drive.
"Do you even have a licence?" she asks, before demanding to
She then appears to hit the woman in the face.
According to the police charge sheet, the attack was carried
out on December 14.
Judge John Bergseng has remanded the teen at large until
March 18, when she will reappear in court. If she has
fulfilled requirements of the police scheme, she will be
Interim name suppression was granted after the teen's lawyer
said the accused and her family had received threats in
relation to the video.