CCTV appeal after bus assault

03 Jan 2017 11:05 AM

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CCTV appeal after assault on a bus in Newcastle.

Around 3:50pm on Friday, November 18, a 65-year-old man was pushed while getting off of the number 15 Stagecoach bus near to Kenton School and Kenton shops.

The victim, who walks with a walking stick, then stumbled from the bus and fell onto the footpath hurting his knee.

Officers investigating the assault are releasing a CCTV image, taken from the bus, of a man they want to identify and speak to about the incident.

The man - who is described as being white, around 5ft 5ins tall, of medium build and in his 50s - may have information that could help police with their enquiries.

Anyone who recognises him is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 506 19/11/16.

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