Man arrested following assault on bus driver in Derry-Londonderry

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A 32 year old man's been arrested in connection with an assault on a bus driver in Derry-Londonderry.

It was reported the female driver was head butted in the incident at the Foyle Bus Depot yesterday evening.

She was treated at hospital for cuts and extensive bruising to her face.


A PSNI statement said:

Police in Derry/Londonderry arrested a 32 year old man at Foyle Street Bus Depot following an incident on Friday 2nd August in which a female bus driver was assaulted.

A report was received by police at around 8pm on Friday evening that a man had head butted a female driver. Security staff at the depot restrained the man until police arrived a short time later to conduct an arrest. The driver was treated at hospital for cuts and extensive bruising to her face.

The man was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, assault on police, resisting police and obstructing police and is currently in custody assisting with police enquiries. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Strand Road station on 101 quoting reference number 2026 02/08/19.

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