Sources: Rikers Island inmate hijacks bus, crashes into parked car

Sources say a Rikers Island detainee hijacked a corrections department bus Wednesday morning in an attempt to escape.

News 12 Staff

Jan 10, 2024, 5:54 PM

Updated 158 days ago

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Sources say a Rikers Island detainee hijacked a corrections department bus Wednesday morning in an attempt to escape.
Department of Correction sources say the suspect was on the bus with eight other detainees when he managed to get control of the wheel, put the bus in reverse and damage a parked car.
No injuries were reported. The officer in charge has been suspended.


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