THE windows of two buses in Hartlepool were smashed when youngsters allegedly threw stones at them.

In both incidents, which took place in King Oswy Drive, windows were smashed and one woman suffered a cut to her face.

The first attack happened just after midday on Saturday and the second, when the passenger was injured, was at 8pm on Sunday.

In the first attack the bus driver saw children running from the scene.

In the second, a brick was thrown through a window but the attackers were not spotted.

Police have urged anyone with any information to get in touch. Anybody who can help is asked to call Hartlepool Police on (01642) 302126.