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Student pays for bus riot

PUBLISHED: 11:15 12 November 2009 | UPDATED: 17:19 25 August 2010

A FEMALE student has been fined for disorder following a bus brawl which left police injured. The 18-year-old woman from Greenwich was issued with a penalty notice for disorder after the incident in Orpington High Street last Tuesday. More than 40 Orpi

A FEMALE student has been fined for disorder following a bus brawl which left police injured.

The 18-year-old woman from Greenwich was issued with a penalty notice for

disorder after the incident in Orpington High Street last Tuesday.

More than 40 Orpington College students were waiting for a 51 bus outside Boots at approximately 5.30pm.

Police claimed the driver had only let on about 15 students, and remaining students started to kick the doors and press the emergency button.

Officers arrested seven students.

A 17-year-old boy from Dartford was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and assault on police. An 18-year-old woman from Belvedere was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder. A teenage boy from Greenwich was also arrested.

Six of the suspects were bailed to return to Bromley Police Station between December 7 and 9.

A police spokesman said: "The 25-year old male PCSO sustained a cut above his left eye and was taken to hospital. Two other police officers were also struck.


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