First Bus have praised one of their drivers following a 'serious incident' in Glasgow yesterday.

We previously reported an alleged 'disturbance' took place onboard a number three service on Great Western Road, near Knightswood, shortly after 1pm on Sunday, March 18.

Police say they were called to the incident - where a knife was reportedly present.

Following it, a 35-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection.

Now, First Bus has praised the services driver for his 'quick thinking' in the 'very serious situation'.

The travel company said the driver maintained a 'cool head' to diffuse the situation, while his actions helped 'ensure' all the passengers were safe.

A spokesperson for First Bus said: “We can confirm a serious incident took place on the No.3 service on Great Western Road shortly after 1pm yesterday.

“The police were called immediately, and the driver took instant action to move all passengers on board to safety.

“We wish to praise our driver for his quick thinking in a very serious situation and for maintaining a cool head to diffuse it as quickly as possible. His actions helped ensure all on board remained safe.”

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Around 1.20pm on Sunday, March 18, 2024 officers received a report of a disturbance on a bus at Great Western Road, Glasgow.

"Officers attended and a 35-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

"He is due to appear before Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday, March 18, 2024. A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal."