Woman bus driver assaulted

POLICE are seeking a man who, it is believed, witnessed an assault on a woman bus driver in Barnstaple on Tuesday night (April 14). The incident took place at around 7pm, when a man grabbed the bus driver as she was sat in her cab in Barnstaple Bus Stati

POLICE are seeking a man who, it is believed, witnessed an assault on a woman bus driver in Barnstaple on Tuesday night (April 14).The incident took place at around 7pm, when a man grabbed the bus driver as she was sat in her cab in Barnstaple Bus Station.A 31-year-old local man was arrested and released on police bail to return to Barnstaple Police Station on May 11. Police said that a man approached the bus driver after the assault and inquired about her welfare, but no details were taken at the time. Both they and the victim were grateful for the man's concern.Any witnesses to the assault are asked to contact WPC Cobb on 08452 777444.


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