Youths smash bus windows with hammers

Date published: 19 November 2018

Youths throwing hammers at passing buses in Rochdale on Saturday afternoon (17 November) has sparked a police investigation.

The incident took place on Spotland Road between 2.30pm and 4pm, and at least one bus window was smashed.

A spokesperson for GMP said: “Police were called shortly before 4pm on Saturday 17 November 2018 following a report that two hammers had been thrown at the windows of two buses on Spotland Road, Rochdale.

“There were no reports of injuries.

“Enquires are ongoing.”

If you witnessed anything or captured footage of the afternoon on your dash cam, please contact Rochdale police on 0161 856 8549 and quote log number 1445 of 17 November 2018 or email:

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