Leicester

Two charged in bus joy-ride 'live stream' in Shepshed

Charnwood Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The bus was taken in Charnwood Road

Two men have been charged after a bus joy-ride was live streamed on Facebook.

The bus was stolen on Charnwood Road, Shepshed in Leicestershire, at about 20:00 GMT on Monday.

James Jones, 27, from Armadale Drive, Leicester, has been charged with taking a vehicle without consent, and driving without insurance.

Johnathan Huckerby, 28, from Pevensey Road, Loughborough, was charged with taking a vehicle without consent and possession of a Class B drug.

The bus is not thought to have been carrying any other passengers when it was taken.

Both men are due to appear at Leicester Magistrates' Court on 3 January.

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