Police investigating assault on bus driver


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Police investigating assault on bus driver

Police are investigating an assault on a bus driver that occurred last night in Dartmouth.

At approximately 11:55 p.m., officers responded to Kennedy Drive following a report that a Halifax Transit bus driver had been assaulted. A male passenger assaulted the bus driver and another passenger who had intervened to assist the driver. The suspect exited the bus, and then damaged the door when he attempted to re-board the bus. He then left the area and damaged a vehicle parked on the street as he walked away.

The suspect​ is described as white, in his twenties, thin build, 5’10” to 6’, brown hair in a pony tail, short brown beard and wearing a green vest.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 902-490-5020.​ Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.

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