Appeal after concrete thrown at bus, driver injured – Burwood

Police have released CCTV in an appeal for public assistance after a concrete object was thrown at a bus window, injuring the driver in Sydney’s Inner West at the weekend.

About 12.10pm on Saturday (17 October 2020), police were called to Liverpool Road, Burwood, after reports a projectile had been thrown at a bus.

Officers were told the bus had stopped at traffic lights, near the intersection of Burwood Road, when a man approached the front passenger door and began verbally abusing the driver before throwing a piece of concrete at the window causing it to smash.

The male bus driver sustained minor lacerations to his arm and the man fled.

Officers from Burwood Police Area Command commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As investigations continue, investigators have released CCTV of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as being of Pacific Islander/Maori appearance, aged in his 40s, solid build, with short black hair and a moustache/goatee.

He is depicted in the vision wearing a blue collared shirt, denim jeans shorts, white sneakers, and is carrying a satchel.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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