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Two injured after bricks thrown at bus windows in Dudley

By Dayna Farrington | Dudley | Crime | Published: | Last Updated:

Two people injured after bricks were thrown at a bus in Dudley.

The bus was travelling along Chapel Street, in Pensnett, when the bricks were thrown. Photo: Google Maps

West Midlands Police has now launched an investigation after the bricks were thrown at the bus travelling along Chapel Street, in Pensnett, on Monday night.

A number of windows were also smashed in the attack at around 8.30pm.

A teenager and a man in his mid-50s were taken to hospital for their injuries.

A spokesman from West Midlands Police said: "Two passengers were injured – a teenager suffered a cut to her nose and man in his mid-50s was hit on the side of his head.

"A number of windows were smashed in the attack, at around 8.30pm.

"No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing."

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman added: "Two ambulances attended and treated two passengers on a bus who had been injured. Both were taken to Russells Hall Hospital for further checks."

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting incident reference number 20DY/143582P/19, or via their live chat service on www.west-midlands.police.uk.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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