Appeal after vandals pelt bus with stones

By Dave Doyle | 07/11/2017

Appeal after vandals pelt bus with stones
Seats were left covered in broken glass by the attack

POLICE are seeking information on a bus attack which left passengers shaken and scared.

The First service was targeted as it travelled down High Street, Maltby, at around 9pm on Sunday.

A brick was thrown through a window, showering glass on passengers — including children.

One witness said about 12 boys aged 15 to 16 were seen at the scene, and that fireworks had also been aimed at the bus but missed.

“I heard a windows smash at the back, right on to a pessenger,” said the man.

“The brick actually traveled through the bus and landed on the seat, just missing a young girl.”

Claire Wood said her husband and two children had been on the bus, adding: “They had just moved seconds before this happened.”

A police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at around 9pm on Sunday, November 5, following reports a bus had been subject to criminal damage in High Street, Maltby.

“Persons unknown are alleged to have thrown a brick through the window of the bus, causing damage. 

“The matter is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 1185 of November 5, 2017.”

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