A MAN is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged assault on a bus driver in Sherborne.

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

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

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

A 25-year-old man from Yeovil was arrested and has now been issued with a postal requisition to appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Monday, February 19, for an offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.