Man accused of attacking MTA bus drivers in Brooklyn

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A suspect accused of spraying two bus drivers on the B15 bus with pepper spray in Brownsville on Thursday, August 23. A suspect accused of spraying two bus drivers on the B15 bus with pepper spray in Brownsville on Thursday, August 23.
BED-STUY -

Police have released new surveillance images of a man accused attacking MTA bus drivers in Brooklyn.

The latest incident happened Monday on Marcus Garvey Boulevard and Fulton Street around 1:30 p.m.

Police say the B15 bus driver was approached by a man who was outside of the bus.

According to a Transport Workers Union 100 spokesperson, the driver of the bus rolled down the window to see if the man who walked up needed help because he appeared to be mumbling to himself.

Police say the suspect reached into his pocket to reveal what appeared to be a can of pepper spray and smashed the glass window of the bus.

On August 23, police say the suspect sprayed 2 bus drivers on the B15 bus with pepper spray in Brownsville.

At least one of the drivers and two passengers were transported to the hospital to be evaluated.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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