Monday, March 4, 2024

Concrete thrown at bus driver

Police have released security camera vision of a man who threw a lump of concrete at a bus window, injuring the driver in Sydney’s inner west at the weekend.

Police are seeking public assistance to identify the man.

They say that at about 12.10pm on Saturday, police were called to Liverpool Road, Burwood, after reports a projectile had been thrown at a bus.

Officers were told the bus had stopped at traffic lights, near the intersection of Burwood Road, when a man approached the front passenger door and began verbally abusing the driver before throwing a piece of concrete at the window causing it to smash.

The male bus driver sustained minor lacerations to his arm and the man fled the scene. 

Officers from Burwood Police Area Command commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The man is described as being of Pacific Islander/Maori appearance, aged in his 40s, solid build, with short black hair and a moustache/goatee. 

He is depicted in the vision wearing a blue collared shirt, denim jeans shorts, white sneakers, and is carrying a satchel.

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