Amy thrown off bus - for being too tall

SHE is only ten-years-old but at 5ft 7in, Amy Knight stands more than head and shoulders above her friends in her size nine shoes.Many women several years her senior would love to be able to boast her long legs but the primary school pupil is finding her size something of a problem.

By Nick Richards

SHE is only ten-years-old but at 5ft 7in, Amy Knight stands more than head and shoulders above her friends in her size nine shoes.

Many women several years her senior would love to be able to boast her long legs but the primary school pupil is finding her size something of a problem.

A holiday swimming session with school friends turned a nightmare for Amy when she tried to get the bus back from Crown Pools in Ipswich to her Swinburne Road home.

When she asked for a 50p child's ticket, the bus driver did not believe she was only ten.

Because she could not provide any identification, she was forced to make the three- mile walk home distressed and alone.

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