Skip to main content

Bus driver charged after detour;In brief

A BUS driver has been charged with false imprisonment after a group of children were allegedly taken on an 80-mile detour before being dropped off at school, police said today.

A 51-year-old driver was questioned after children complained they had been taken on a two-and-half-hour ride instead of their normal 10-minute trip to Manor High School in Wednesbury, West Midlands, on Monday. The driver, from the Handsworth, Birmingham, area has been bailed to appear before West Bromwich magistrates.

Log in or register for FREE to continue reading.

It only takes a moment and you'll get access to more news, plus courses, jobs and teaching resources tailored to you