A MAN was headbutted by a fellow passenger on board a bus in an ‘unprovoked assault’.

The Morebus vehicle was in Alma Road when the victim was assaulted by another man, at around 6.20pm on Thursday, March 14.

The victim, a man from Bournemouth aged in his 50s, sustained bruising.

Now, officers investigating the assault in Bournemouth are releasing CCTV images of a man they would like to identify.

Bournemouth Echo:

Police constable Sian Maynard, of Bournemouth police, said: “This was an unprovoked assault and I am keen to identify the man responsible.

“My enquiries have continued and I am now issuing images of a man I would like to identify. If you have information about his identity, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police at dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240042374.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.