Police are hunting for a man who assaulted a Hamilton bus
driver when he stepped in to protect a woman during a
Police said the man attacked the bus driver at about 1.30pm
yesterday on Heaphy Terrace, outside the Claudelands Event
Centre in Hamilton.
"The bus driver, who was on his first day on the job, had
intervened in a domestic dispute in which a woman was being
assaulted by a man," police said in a statement.
"The man then attacked the bus driver who suffered bruising
to his face."
The wanted man is described as Maori, dressed in a grey
tee-shirt and blue jeans. He also has should length hair,
Anyone with information should contact detective sergeant
Shelley Bergbie at the Hamilton police station on (07) 858