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Police hunt for two men who stole double decker bus

The bus crashed on Grange Road in Ramsgate Credit: ITV Meridian

Kent Police are hunting for two men who stole a double decker bus which later crashed into a brick wall.

Emergency services were called to Grange Road in Ramsgate shortly before 4am on Saturday to reports that a bus had collided with a number of parked cars, a lamp post and a garden wall. Two men were seen running away form the scene.

A Kent Police spokesman told ITV Meridian: "The bus, which was due to be used as a replacement rail service, was stolen from Ramsgate Railway Station at 3.30am. Kent Police is working with British Transport Police to investigate the incident."

Child hurt in bus collision

Police are making a fresh appeal for witnesses to a collision involving a child and a bus on the Isle of Wight. The single decker bus was being driven at the junction of Trafalgar Road and Nelson Road shortly after 9am on Friday morning.

The child, a 12-year-old boy from Newport, was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries, which are not life-threatening.

No arrests have been made.