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Windows of four buses on Cambridgeshire guided busway smashed by objects thrown at them



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The windows of four buses on the guided busway in Cambridgeshire were shattered when objects were thrown at them, leaving passengers showered in glass.

Police are investigating the incident, which happened on Monday (November 18) between Histon and Longstanton.

A guided bus. Picture: Keith Heppell
A guided bus. Picture: Keith Heppell

Nobody was injured, but passengers were left shocked as the glass broke around them.

A spokesperson for Stagecoach East said: “There was some vandalism on the busway on Monday November 18 from 6-7pm between Histon and Longstanton.

“Four buses had windows smashed after items were thrown at them. The matter was reported to the Cambridgeshire Constabulary.

“Our primary concern remains the safety of all our passengers. Our drivers on each of the buses handled the incident professionally and safely, ensuring that no one was injured.

“Some services were impacted on Tuesday November 19 whilst vehicles were repaired.”

A Cambridgeshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “We were called at just after 5.30pm on Monday (November 18) with reports of criminal damage to buses on the Cambridgeshire guided busway between Histon and Longstanton.

“It was reported that stones were thrown and windows smashed. No arrests have been made and inquiries continue.

“Anyone with information is urged to contact police by calling 101 and quoting reference 35/82702/19.”

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