Man due in court after bus driver verbally abused

Man due in court after bus driver verbally abused

Published by Maria Greenwood at 10:26am 27th December 2019.

A man is due to appear in court in connection with two reported public order incidents in Weymouth.

It was reported that a bus driver was verbally abused on two separate occasions by the same man. 

The first incident was reported to have happened at around 8.40am on Wednesday 6 November 2019 outside the law courts in Westwey Road and the second incident at the Dumbarton Road bus stop on Portland Road shortly before 11am on Saturday 9 November.

Following a CCTV appeal, a 24-year-old Portland man came forward and was interviewed by officers.

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He is due to appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 8 January 2020 for two offences of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of or provoke unlawful violence.