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CCTV appeal over arson on double-decker bus

A CCTV images has been released by police investigating an arson attack on a double-decker bus in Greater Manchester.

At around 11.45pm on Thursday 8 August 2019, a man started a fire on the upstairs of the number 330 Stagecoach bus before leaving the vehicle.

The bus had left Hyde Bus station a short time earlier with a few passengers on board and was travelling through .

The driver pulled over and the bus was evacuated. The fire service attended and extinguished the blaze but significant damage was caused to the vehicle.

“We’re continuing to appeal for information into this crime and have released a picture of a man we’d like to speak to.

“Do you recognise him? If so, please come forward as a matter of urgency.”

– Detective Constable Stephanie Ann Jones
  • Details can be reported to police on 0161 856 9216 or 0161 856 9262 quoting incident number 3642 of 08/08/19.
  • Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.