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Crosville bus driver attacked by gang during late-night shift in Weston-super-Mare

PUBLISHED: 15:39 13 March 2017

The victim was working as a Crosville bus driver when the assault took place.

The victim was working as a Crosville bus driver when the assault took place.

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Police have launched an appeal after a bus driver was attacked through an open window while working in Weston-super-Mare.

The victim was driving Crosville’s N3 bus on the Bournville estate at about 11pm on Saturday when the assault took place in St Andrew’s Parade.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary is now appealing for anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.

A police spokesman said: “The victim was punched by someone outside the bus through an open window.

“The suspect was part of a group who made off towards the roundabout on Winterstoke Road.

“We are keen to hear from anyone who might have seen the incident.”

Anyone with information about what happened should contact Weston police on 101, quoting the reference number 5217054534.

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