BK bus driver arrested for assaulting passenger

An MTA bus driver has been arrested for assaulting a passenger in Brooklyn. According to police, a 23-year-old passenger had spit on the 42-year-old driver

An MTA bus driver has been arrested for assaulting a passenger in Brooklyn.

An MTA bus driver has been arrested for assaulting a passenger in Brooklyn. (12/19/12)

BROOKLYN - An MTA bus driver has been arrested for assaulting a passenger in Brooklyn.

According to police, a 23-year-old passenger spit on the driver twice after an argument over the fare. They say the 42-year-old driver then followed him off the bus and assaulted him at Avenue H and Nostrand Avenue.

The MTA says it will take appropriate action toward the driver following a thorough investigation.  

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