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POLICE APPEAL AFTER VIOLENT BUS ATTACK

policeappealbusattackcctvAn appeal has been launched after a violent attack on board a Southern Vectis bus last month.

Police have this week released a CCTV image of three men they wish to speak to in relation to an assault on a Number 9 bus during the early hours of 16th February, when a 20-year-old man was punched repeatedly in the head and knocked unconscious following an altercation with the group of men, who are also believed to be in their 20s.

A wine bottle was thrown by one of the men, hitting the bus window. The three men got off the bus in Cross Street, Ryde. 

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The attack left the 20-year-old male needing hospital treatment.

Anyone with any information can contact Newport CID by calling 101 quoting crime reference number 44140055744. Information can also be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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