Hamilton police are on the lookout for an irate woman who assaulted a parking enforcement officer over a ticket Wednesday afternoon.

The parking officer was in the area of Barton Street East and Emerald Street North around 2:25 p.m. when a woman ran over, irate that the man she was with had gotten a parking ticket.

The woman assaulted the officer and stole the badge off her jacket before taking off, police say.

The officer wasn’t injured. The police are still investigating.