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Bus passenger attacked as he tried to defend driver
12:46pm Sunday 22nd December 2013 in News
A BUS passenger has been attacked after trying to intervene against two abusive passengers.
He had taken the night bus back to the city and two men on the bus were being verbally abusive particularly to the driver.
When the bus stopped at Victoria Road, in Netley Abbey, the victim asked the two men to leave the bus to help the bus driver.
After he got off the bus himself he was then attacked by the two men who also assaulted him while he was on the floor.
He sustained facial injuries including a cut to his right eye in the incident, which happened at 1am yesterday morning .
A 21-year-old man from Netley Abbey and a 20-year-old man from Sholing have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and are being questioned by police.
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