Teenagers ar­rested after bus theft drama

Herald Express - - News -

THREE chil­dren are to be spo­ken to by po­lice after a dou­ble-decker bus was taken and driven through Dart­mouth.

Emer­gency ser­vices were called at 4.40pm on Sun­day to re­ports of a stolen bus be­ing driven through the town.

Po­lice stopped the bus and ar­rested three chil­dren aged 13 and 14.

A po­lice spokesman said: “At 4.40pm this af­ter­noon po­lice were called to Town­stal Road, Dart­mouth where a dou­ble decker bus had been stolen and was be­ing driven around.

“Three boys aged 13 and 14 were de­tained at the scene by of­fi­cers and will be in­ter­viewed about the of­fence in due course.”

Peo­ple took to so­cial me­dia to ex­press their hor­ror at the in­ci­dent, say­ing ‘it could have been so much worse’.

Nathalie Law­man said: “Pleased no one was killed.”

Don­a­lyn Mar­shall said: “That could have ended up so much worse.”

John Swain said: “Can’t be­lieve the stu­pid­ity of some peo­ple.”

If any­body wit­nessed the in­ci­dent or has any in­for­ma­tion about the of­fence then call po­lice on 101 quot­ing log 667 17/11/18

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