Metro driver assaulted after leaving bus to use restroom - KMOV.com

Metro driver assaulted after leaving bus to use restroom

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – A Metro bus driver was assaulted on Wednesday afternoon after leaving the bus to use the restroom.

A passenger on the bus ran at the bus operator and knocked him to the ground shortly after 2 p.m at Broadway and Taylor.  The passenger was able to get away before the police arrived.

According to Metro officials, the passenger should not have been on the bus since his transfer was expired.

The operator was not seriously hurt during the incident.

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