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Bus driver punched in passenger mask row
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Bus driver punched in passenger mask row

A bus driver was punched in the head after confronting a passenger who refused to wear a face mask, police have revealed. Officers were called to reports of the driver, a man in his 30s, being injured on board his bus outside North Harrow tube station at 4pm on May 5. It is understood the bus driver had challenged the passenger over his refusal to wear a face covering. Police released a CCTV image on Thursday of a man they want to speak to in connection with the assault. London Ambulance Service attended alongside Metropolitan Police officers, and the bus driver was taken to hospital and received treatment. He has since been discharged and has fully recovered. Detectives from the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating and have recovered CCTV from the bus. Passeng...