A WOMAN was assaulted on a bus going from Bristol to Thornbury last month.

At around 12:15am on Sunday, November 14, the victim was travelling on the T1 bus from the centre of Bristol to Thornbury when she was verbally abused by an unknown male.

He then hit her with a newspaper, and bent her fingers backwards causing a minor injury to her hand.

The police d released CCTV footage of a man they wish to identify after the incident, but he has now been identified.