Police Hunt for Man Who Attacked Bus Driver with Syringe

By Mary Johnson on September 24, 2012 8:48pm 

Police are searching for a man wanted for stabbing a city bus driver in the shoulder with a syringe on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012.
Police are searching for a man wanted for stabbing a city bus driver in the shoulder with a syringe on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012.
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NYPD

BROOKLYN — Police are searching for a man who stabbed an MTA bus driver in the shoulder with a syringe in Windsor Terrace on Monday morning.

The 30-year-old driver was attacked while driving the bus near Prospect Park Southwest and Greenwood Avenue just before 11 a.m., police said.

The suspect, described as about 5-foot-9 and between 45 and 50 years old, stabbed the driver in the shoulder with a hypodermic syringe and then fled on foot. The driver was treated at Methodist Hospital and released.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP 577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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