Bus drivers across the West Midlands have been equipped with 'mini DNA kits' to help police track anyone who spits at bus drivers or fellow passengers.
One worker explains how he was spat at by a passenger after issuing a fine.
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Rain possibly heavy at times. Relatively mild overnight.
An area of cloud and outbreaks of rain will move southeastwards overnight, leading to a milder night than of late.
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