Newcastle City Council believes it won't be long before the angry motorist who attacked a female parking officer in Newcastle West last week is caught.
A passer-by managed to film the shocking incident where the officer's phone was snatch off her and smashed on the ground.
The footage has since been handed over to police who have launched an investigation.
The officer has already return to her job and is receiving support.
Newcastle City Council CEO Jeremy Bath says this sort of behaviour is not on.