Bus breaks railway light post

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Oamaru police are appealing for information from the public after a bus backed into and broke a railway crossing light post on Tuesday afternoon.

Constable Carl Pedersen said at about 12.30pm, a bus which had been parked at the bus stop by the Last Post, had allegedly taken out the sign at the Thames St crossing, just north of Itchen St.

The bus, which drove off, was spotted by someone from the Waitaki District Council building.

Police would like any information on the bus, such as a registration plate number or the name of the bus company.

Anyone with information can contact the Oamaru police on 03 433 1400.

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On Monday morning police received a complaint of assault from a young female from an incident at 1am on Sunday. Inquiries are continuing.

At 12.50am on Tuesday, police attended a fire of a roadside cone which was alight on Taward St.

At.1.36am on Tuesday, police stopped a 27-year-old Christchurch man driving a Subaru station wagon. He was forbidden from driving and his vehicle was pink stickered.

On Tuesday morning, police stopped a 23-year-old Oamaru man and forbid him from driving due to him not having an appropriate licence.

Police dealt with a 33-year-old female on Tuesday, who had allegedly been driving in Oamaru for three years without a licence. Her vehicle has been impounded.