8.2 C
Harrow on the Hill
Sunday, February 5, 2023
HomeNewsHarrow bus driver reportedly ‘punched by a passenger’ after asking him to...

Harrow bus driver reportedly ‘punched by a passenger’ after asking him to wear a face mask

Police are investigating an assault on a bus driver in Harrow and have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection.

According to reports, the bus driver was struck in the face after asking a passenger to wear their face mask.

The incident happened just near North Harrow Underground Station.

Met Police said : “Police were called at 16:00hrs on Wednesday, 5 May after the driver, a man in his 30s, was found injured outside North Harrow Underground Station.

“Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. It was reported that the driver had been punched by a passenger who he had challenged for not wearing a face mask.

“The driver was taken to hospital where he received treatment for a head injury. He has since been discharged and has made a full recovery.

“Detectives from the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating and have recovered CCTV from the bus.

Harrow bus driver reportedly ‘punched by a passenger’ after asking him to wear a face mask Harrow Online

“Anyone who recognises the man in this image is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 4594/05May. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”