Yob bared buttocks at Tonbridge bus driver before waving false teeth around
Police are seeking this
man after baring his buttocks on an Arriva bus in Tonbridge High
This man is being hunted after baring his buttocks at a bus
driver before waving his false teeth at schoolboys and
stealing a basketball.
The yob pulled down his trousers when he was told he could not
board the number 7 bus near Tonbridge Castle in the High
He then approached a group of children on the top deck
of a number 77 Arriva service from Tonbridge to Kings
A 15-year-old boy said the man swore at him and his
friends, took out his false teeth before waving the dentures
The man, who police believe was drunk, even asked one of
the boys if he would like to put the false teeth in his mouth.
The man then demanded the teenager's basketball before fleeing
the bus at Hadlow and running down Carpenters Lane.
The incident happened between 4.18pm and 4.40pm
on Friday, January 11, but police have only just released
Detectives have reviewed CCTV footage and now want to speak to
the man pictured or anyone who can identify him.
Witnesses said the offender was a slim, white man in his mid-30s
with short hair. He had false teeth, a pierced tongue, and was
wearing a grey cardigan and dark blue tracksuit trousers.
DS Simon Barnes, from Kent Police, said: "No one was
significantly injured but this was an unpleasant episode for the
victim and his friends.
"We have made various attempts to identify the man pictured, who
we would like to speak to in connection with the incident, and are
now seeking the public's help in identifying him."
Anyone who can help police is asked to phone Kent Police
on 101 - quoting crime number YY/773/13 - or
Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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