Boy arrested over flour and water attack on buses and driver in Sheffield

A boy is in police custody this afternoon after being arrested over a flour and water attack on three buses and a driver in Sheffield.

Thursday, 21st March 2019, 12:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st March 2019, 12:33 pm
A boy has been arrested over a flour and water attack on three buses and a driver in Sheffield

He was arrested after police officers were alerted to an incident at the bus terminus on Raeburn Road, Herdings, at 5.20am.

A boy has been arrested over a flour and water attack on three buses and a driver in Sheffield

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Three buses and a driver had flour and water thrown at them.

Police officers and firefighters were called to the bus terminus as a precaution and the area was cordoned off.

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They are now all back on the road and services are operating as normal.

South Yorkshire Police said: “Just after 5.20am this morning, it was reported that three buses and a bus driver in the Raeburn Road area of Sheffield had a substance thrown at them. “No one was injured during the incident and the substance is not believed to be harmful and is believed to be flour and water. “A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to the incident on suspicion of common assault.”