[09 FEB 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Driver Punched By Abusive Drunk
abusive scruffy man who appeared drunk attacked a bus driver as he
got off the vehicle in Coventry.
attacker got on the Travel West Midlands bus at 2.15pm on Monday
29 January from outside the Belgrade Theatre in Upper Well Street.
number seven bus was going from the city centre to Brownshill
was dropped off about 15 minutes later in Brownshill Green and
before getting off the bus, he punched the 30-year-old driver,
from Coventry, on the cheek, causing reddening and bruising.
driver then got up out of his seat and he ejected the man off the
offender is a white male, in his mid 40s, 5ft 7ins tall, medium
build. He had dirty black hair which was going grey, a black beard
and appeared drunk. He was also very abusive and scruffy.
are appealing to any witnesses or anyone with information about
this incident to contact them at Little Park Street on 024 7653