– A third person who had been sought over the racist abuse of a French woman on a Melbourne bus has been interviewed by police.
A man, 35, from Doncaster East, was questioned yesterday after being identified by detectives investigating the case, which has become notorious around the world via the internet.
He was released pending further inquiries.
A man, 24, and a woman, 21, both from Hampton, have also been questioned by detectives from the Transit and Public Safety Command Crime Investigation Unit.
Fanny Desaintjores was subjected to a vicious tirade of threats and racist taunts by other passengers after she started singing in French during a bus trip between Mordialloc and Caulfield railway station about 9:30pm on November 11th.
Amateur video of the ugly incident went viral and has been viewed online by millions of people around the globe.
The video shows commuters abusing Ms Desaintjores, yelling at her to speak English or die.
One passenger hurled a rock through the window of the bus, smashing glass inside the vehicle – Mark Buttler & Wayne Flower