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Police Release Photo Of Suspect In Assault On MTA Bus Driver In Lower Manhattan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police have released a surveillance image of a suspect wanted for attacking a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver last month.

Police said the passenger on the bus, which was stopped at a bus stop at the northwest corner of Broadway and Park Row, rammed his bicycle into the 41-year-old male bus operator, causing scratches and minor bruising.

The July 4 incident started after the driver told the suspect he was not allowed on the bus with his bike, police said.

Police described the suspect as a white male, about 5'9" tall, with short blonde hair.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers website or text a tip to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.


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