Crimestoppers: Bus driver assaulted – City (13 July 2009)

Crimestoppers: Bus driver assaulted – City (13 July 2009)

Crimestoppers logoACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault on an Action bus driver at the City bus interchange today (July 13).

Around 3.25pm the victim asked three men not to board his bus, located at platform one, after a discrepancy over the price of a ticket. One of the offenders then punched the bus driver three times before all three men fled in the direction of Bunda Street.

The three men are described as being of Middle Eastern appearance and unshaven, with two of them aged in their mid to late teens and one aged in his mid 20s. The older man, who punched the bus driver, was further described as around 6’6” (198cms) tall, with a large build, a cut lip and was wearing a grey pullover, grey tracksuit pant and a red baseball cap. The other two younger men are described as around 5’8” (173cms) tall.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who knows the identity of the offenders to contact Crime Stoppers.

Anybody with any information about this crime or any other crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Report Crime Online.

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