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15 Mar 2021

Rocks thrown at bus windows

First Bus has warned it could stop running one of its services in Bristol after two children threw rocks at bus windows and racially abused a driver.

The company temporarily pulled the number 76 service from Hareclive Road in Hartcliffe after having five windows damaged in the past week.

First Somerset & Avon’s 76 service
First Somerset & Avon’s 76 service in Bristol
Geof Sheppard [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons

Avon and Somerset Police has identified two boys, both aged 13, and will be formally interviewing them.

Chris Hanson, from First Bus, said they have ‘zero tolerance’ when it comes to racial abuse.


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14 Mar 2021 | 17:59

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