08/12/2010 - Ticket Inspector foils drunken passenger
Finglands ticket Inspector Mark Whittle was assaulted by a drunken passenger whilst carrying out routine ticket inspections. The attacker fled from the bus and Mr Whittle followed him, alerted Police and the assailant was arrested and later admitted charges of assault, damage and threatening and abusive behaviour. He has been bailed for pre-sentence reports.
David Shurden, Managing Director of Finglands praised the Inspector's actions, "The safety of our staff and passengers is of the utmost importance to us. Our Inspectors carry out a very difficult job and occasionally come across isolated incidents such as this. Mark handled this situation in a professional manner reflecting the training he has been given"
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