Bus driver attacked in Golders Green bus station

Barnet police are appealing for information

Barnet police are appealing for information - Credit: PA WIRE

Barnet Police have launched an appeal after a bus driver was assaulted in Golders Green bus station.

Police and ambulances were called to the scene this morning after witnesses reported seeing a bus driver being hit with a heavy duty bike lock.

The 41-year-old victim suffered head injuries and was taken to a north-west London hospital for assessment.

Witnesses told police that the victim had been walking through the station concourse when the suspect, described as black, of small build and wearing dark clothing, approached him.

The suspect hit him on the head with a D-lock and then fled from the station on a mountain bike.

A police spokesman said the incident occurred at around 10:30 this morning and have requested anyone with information to call 101 or 0800 555 111.