A MAN arrested in connection with an alleged assault on a bus driver in Sherborne has been released under investigation.

At 8.37am on Thursday, October 12, Dorset Police received a report of an incident on the A30, involving a Nippy Bus double-decker school bus and a black BMW 1 Series.

It was reported that the driver of the car came out of his vehicle and entered the bus before hitting the victim.

The bus driver sustained facial injuries and a wound to his arm and was taken to hospital.

A 24-year-old man from the Yeovil area arrested on suspicion of assault has now been released under investigation.

Officers are still appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 12:76.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.