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Pupils receiving support after Elgin bus driver's death after alleged attack, confirms council leader


By Lewis McBlane

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MORAY Council's leader was "shocked and saddened" by the death of bus driver Keith Rollinson in Elgin last Friday.

Cllr Robertson said her thoughts are with Mr Rollinson's family.
Cllr Robertson said her thoughts are with Mr Rollinson's family.

Mr Rollinson (58) died after an alleged assault at the station and a 15-year-old boy, due to appear at Elgin Sheriff Court today, was arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

Councillor Kathleen Robertson (Conservative, Forres) said her "thoughts are with Mr Rollinson's family, friends and colleagues at this difficult time."

The Council Leader also confirmed that council staff were "working closely" with the police as they investigate and aim to reassure the public.

Pupils at Moray schools, she added, have been receiving support from the council's education team.

"I am shocked and saddened by the incident at Elgin bus station over the weekend. My thoughts are with Mr Rollinson's family, friends and colleagues at this difficult time," Cllr Robertson said.

"The council is supporting those affected and working closely with the police to assist them with their enquiries and their assurances to the public.

"Our education teams are working with schools to support our young people, who may have been affected by the effect of the incident.

"We'll continue to work with all organisations to support where we can and I encourage anyone with information about the incident to contact the police on 101 or make anonymous tips to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."




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