Bus driver racially abused and spat at in Northamptonshire by gang including man with white mask on his face

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A bus driver was racially abused and spat at while sitting in the cab of his bus by a gang of seven people.

Police are hunting for a gang of seven people who racially abused and spat at a bus driver who was driving from Northampton town centre to Rectory Farm.

When the bus stopped at Wellingborough Road a group of seven people got off. As they did so they racially abused the driver and spat at him.

The offenders are described as a group of three white females and four dual-heritage males. One of the males had a white mask around his face.

The incident happened on Friday, February 19, just after 10pm.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.”

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.