BREAKING NEWS: Bus driver stabbed in Budleigh

10:30 26 October 2012

Archant

Police in Exmouth are investigating an assault on a bus driver in Budleigh Salterton.

The incident occurred at around 8.20pm in South Farm Road, in Budleigh Salterton.

The driver, a man, aged, in his mid 50’s was out of the Stagecoach bus at the time when he was approached by a man who assaulted him in a completely unprovoked attack, sustaining a stab wound to his right thigh.

The offender then ran off.

The victim was taken to the R D & E Hospital where the knife was removed, and he remains recovering in hospital overnight.

The offender is described as being a white man, over 25 years of age, with dark shoulder length hair, slim to medium build and wearing a olive green parker style, knee length jacket.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who has any information regarding this incident and ask that they contact them on 101 quoting police reference KE/12/2499.

1 comment

  • What's happening to my little town? Not far from my house either!!!

    Report this comment

    Ollie Keeler

    Friday, October 26, 2012

Other News Stories

33 minutes ago

Plans for a new primary school at the north end of Exmouth have drawn renewed opposition.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:03

East Devon District Council is searching for temporary staff to help its elections team in May.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30

Exmouth police are hoping a successful prosecution will send out a message that dangerous driving in the town will not be tolerated.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:34

Panellists, including Bill Bryson, John Craven and Anita Rani have recognised the charities work in its Wildlife Success of the Year category.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

An ‘abandoned’ caravan in Exmouth is to be removed after its year-long residency has led a business owner to brand it as ‘dangerous’.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:30

The principal of Exmouth Community College is to retire this summer, after 15 years in the role.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:30

The partnership behind the Lower Otter Restoration Project (LORP) is seeking to find £1million to fund the relocation of Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club.

Read more
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Pupils from Littleham Primary School were told about the 22,888 Roman coin hoard discovered in Seaton, 2013, before making their own.

Read more
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Budleigh Salterton traders are looking for someone to sponsor one of two new proposed life-saving devices in the town.

Read more
Saturday, January 21, 2017

A former Exmouth nurse is hoping a book of poems she has written over her lifetime will raise funds for a blood cancer charity.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 1°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications