THAMESDOWN Transport has issued a warning to motorists to be alert for vandals after a windscreen was smashed by someone throwing a ‘missile’ from a footbridge over Tewkesbury Way.

The incident happened on yesterday at approximately 3.35pm on one of Thamesdown’s busiest routes.

The bus, which was carrying passengers from Fleming Way to Middleleaze, managed to stop safely despite the damage. There were no injuries and the incident is under police investigation.

The driver reported seeing a number of youths standing on the bridge as the bus approached, and as the vehicle passed under an unknown object was thrown and hit the windscreen.

If anyone saw anything or has any information then call Wiltshire Police on 101.