Plymouth woman, 25, injured as teens throw object at bus
POLICE are hunting two teenage boys who forced a bus to make an emergency stop, causing a woman to be hurled from her seat.
The 25-year-old woman was on a Citybus on Mannamead Road heading towards the city centre at around 11.45pm on Wednesday night when the youths stepped out from an alley and threw an object at the bus's windscreen.
The shocked driver made an emergency stop and the woman was thrown forward, hitting her head.
The driver hailed a passing police car and while officers searched the area, paramedics treated the woman.
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She was later taken to Derriford Hospital suffering from injuries to her back, wrist and head.
Police said the windscreen was not damaged but the incident has been recorded as an offence of actual bodily harm.
The youths, both wearing casual sports clothing and hoodies and said to be aged between 15 and 18, fled up Seymour Road.
Officers believe the incident was caught on the bus CCTV system and they are hoping to identify the youths when it is examined.
Anyone with information about the incident should call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference number EC/12/10803.