- Shane Barnett was bitten and pushed into the path of a bus by a stranger
- The father-of-one was attacked in a chip shop for defending his girlfriend
- Shane, 25, needed surgery and 40 stitches to his hand
These are the devastating injuries suffered by a father who was bitten on the hand and then thrown in front of a moving bus when he stood up for his girlfriend.
Shane Barnett, 25, was set upon as he went to a chip shop for some late-night food with his girlfriend.
The builder needed emergency surgery and 40 stitches after his hand was seriously injured in the attack.
‘It started when my girlfriend said, ‘Excuse me, you jumped the queue,’ he said.
‘I thought he’d just go, ‘Sorry, you go first’, but he was being really aggressive and told her he didn’t care.
‘I asked him not to speak to her like that and he attacked me.
Shane said his attacked got on to the next bus and was seen laughing and waving as he pulled away.
Police described the man as black and about 6ft tall.