Bus driver assaulted with baseball bat and robbed in Rotorua

Police are seeking witnesses to an attack on a Rotorua bus driver.
FAIRFAX NZ

Police are seeking witnesses to an attack on a Rotorua bus driver.

A bus driver has been assaulted with a baseball bat and robbed in Rotorua. 

The incident happened on the Owhata route on Wednesday about 6pm.

The driver received only minor injuries and did not require medical attention. The amount of cash taken was mostly small change. 

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the assault to get in touch, especially any passengers at the bus stop on the park side along Pohutukawa Drive.

Police also want to find the stolen coin box, which looks like a small fishing tackle box.

It has a green base and handle, with a cream lid.

Any information can be provided to Detective Constable Rob Hutchins on 07 348 0099.

 

 

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