Assault investigation at Mooroobool

Police are investigating after a wooden spear was thrown into a bus at Mooroobool last night (Saturday, May 21).

At around 6.15pm a local bus came to a stop at the intersection of Grevillea and Mestrez streets where the driver observed a group of four male youths.

Initial investigations indicate a male teenager approached the stationary bus and without warning threw the spear through the open driver’s side window.

The spear missed the 59-year-old male driver and lodged across the steering wheel.

The boy, who is described as First Nations and wearing a red shift, then fled south on Mestrez Street.

Police have seized the spear for forensic analysis and investigations are ongoing with police appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information which can assist with the investigation to contact them.

Police are also appealing to the boy involved to contact them.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at

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