Edinburgh crime: Police investigation launched as Lothian cancel bus routes due to 'bus being hit by objects'

A police investigation has been launched after a Lothian bus was ‘hit by objects’ causing it to change route.

Tuesday, 9th November 2021, 2:37 pm

Five services were diverted on Monday evening in Edinburgh due to anti social behaviour.

The company announced that all buses that service Pennywell Road in Muirhouse would be diverted, which included the 14,24,27,37 or 200.

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Edinburgh crime: Police investigation launched as Lothian cancel bus routes due to 'bus being hit by objects'

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were called around 8.30pm on Monday 8 November to a report of a bus being hit by objects.

“Nobody was injured in the incident and enquiries are ongoing.”

Sarah Boyd, Operations Director, Lothian said: “Lothian is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and delivering for all of our customers. We continue to work closely with Police Scotland and other key city stakeholders to tackle all incidents of anti-social behaviour across our network and would appeal to anyone with information to come forward to ensure those responsible are held accountable for their actions.”

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