Operator Assault on Line 108

On January 14 at 11:38 AM, a bus operator on Bus Line 108 was assaulted at the corners of Slauson and Western Avenues in the City of Los Angeles.  Two Suspects pulled alongside an LA Metro Bus in Toyota and threatened the operator.  When the bus pulled into the next stop, the passenger, “suspect two” exited the Toyota, opened the operator’s window and stabbed the operator in the arm with a screwdriver.  The operator received a minor cut a refused treatment at that time.

A Transit Policing Division Sheriff found and arrested the driver, "suspect one" of the Toyota for “Criminal Threats” and “Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Bus Operator.”  The second suspect is named but is still at large.