Man arrested after bus is stolen from depot

Man arrested after bus is stolen from depot

Man arrested after bus is stolen from depot

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A SUSPECTED drunken joyrider smashed through depot gates and drove for two miles after stealing a bus.

Officers were called to the bus garage in Magdalen Street, Colchester shortly before 4am on Saturday after reports a vehicle was being driven around the grounds.

The single decker was driven through locked gates and onto the streets before police used an immobilising device to stop it in Avon Way at 4.20am.

A 19-year-old man from Colchester was arrested at the scene.

First Buses said they would be unable to comment until the end of their internal investigation.

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6:20pm Sat 23 Aug 14

Brown Envelopes says...

How many of those have happened this year ?
what a joke !
I suppose the drivers are no better, so they need some lessons in how it should be done ?
What a load of t*ssers a plus one idiot great combination !
How many of those have happened this year ? what a joke ! I suppose the drivers are no better, so they need some lessons in how it should be done ? What a load of t*ssers a plus one idiot great combination ! Brown Envelopes
  • Score: 12

8:38pm Sat 23 Aug 14

PROOFREADER says...

I wonder if the idiot went round the depot looking for a number 64 or 64A to get him to Greenstead.
I wonder if the idiot went round the depot looking for a number 64 or 64A to get him to Greenstead. PROOFREADER
  • Score: 19

9:13pm Sat 23 Aug 14

Fnagster says...

Why don't they just relocate the depot so the gates face First Sh*te, leave all the keys in the buses and let nature take it's course!
Why don't they just relocate the depot so the gates face First Sh*te, leave all the keys in the buses and let nature take it's course! Fnagster
  • Score: 8

12:35am Sun 24 Aug 14

Boris says...

Do other bus companies instruct their drivers to leave keys in ignition overnight? First should be prosecuted for failing to keep proper control of their potentially lethal vehicles.
Do other bus companies instruct their drivers to leave keys in ignition overnight? First should be prosecuted for failing to keep proper control of their potentially lethal vehicles. Boris
  • Score: 9

7:57am Sun 24 Aug 14

SOMETHING2SAY says...

"Tickets please " !!!!
"Tickets please " !!!! SOMETHING2SAY
  • Score: 1
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