Police to review CCTV footage after man is arrested on Portsmouth bus

Police will review CCTV footage from a bus service in Portsmouth after a man became abusive towards the driver and fellow passengers.

Friday, 28th April 2017, 11:25 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:57 pm
Junction between Lake Road and Kingston Road. Picture: Google Maps
Junction between Lake Road and Kingston Road. Picture: Google Maps

Officers were called out yesterday morning after the man refused to leave the number 23 service, which was travelling between North End and Southsea.

A spokesman for Stagecoach South, which runs the service, said police had been called when the passenger became abusive to the driver and other passengers.

He added: ‘We will be providing Hampshire police with the bus CCTV footage to help their investigation.’

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A Hampshire Constabulary spokeswoman confirmed police were called to a public order incident shortly before 10.45am, at the junction with Lake Road and Kingston Road.

She said a 19-year-old man had been arrested and remains in custody.