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A bus driver was beaten up in the face, near Rouen, after refusing to stop between two stops, we learned Thursday from the Seine-Maritime prefecture.
“Tuesday September 2 at 11:30 pm in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray, a public transport driver of the TCAR suffered the violence of four individuals whom he had not allowed to get off outside the planned stops.
The attackers crossed the protection separating them from the driver, then struck him multiple times in the face, ”the prefecture announced in a statement.
According to a police source, in addition to the attacker, "three people who accompanied him spat on him and filmed the scene".
The victim was taken to hospital.
An investigation was opened for willful violence committed in a meeting on a person entrusted with a public service mission.
None of the four protagonists was arrested, according to the police.
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