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28 Jan 2021

Flare injures bus driver

A bus driver may have suffered permanent eye damage after a teenager in Bristol threw a lit flare at her.

Avon and Somerset Police said the 53-year-old would require ongoing hospital treatment following the incident in the city centre on Wednesday 30th December 2020.

Bristol city centre
The attack took place in the centre of Bristol

The force has arrested a 14-year-old boy on suspicion of causing GBH (grievous bodily harm) with intent.

Police are keen to speak to a woman who was standing at a nearby bus stop at the time of the attack.


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19 Jan 2021 | 18:58

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