Teen hoodie pulls gun on Romford bus driver

A bike-riding hoodie threatened a bus driver with an imitation gun during an attempted robbery in Romford.

The 57-year-old was at the wheel of the 252 in Mawney Road when the cyclist pulled out the firearm, pointed it at the victim, and demanded cash, at around 12.55pm on Monday (April 15).

The bus driver drove off before any money was taken, and alerted Havering Police.

Detectives believe the weapon was a pellet gun.

A spokesman for First London bus company said: “The youth brandished what looked like a gun but then rode away. The youth was clearly seen on the bus CCTV cameras and details have been provided to the police.

“We have a zero tolerance policy as regards threats of attack on our staff and First London is working with the police to help apprehend the individual.”

The thug is described as white and aged about 18-years-old.

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Any witnesses should call Romford Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800 555 111