NYPD Search For Man Accused Of Attacking MTA Bus Driver

August 06, 2019 - 11:21 am

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The NYPD is looking for a man who they say threw an unknown substance in the face of an MTA bus driver in the Bronx last week.

Police say the suspect got into a verbal dispute with the 54-year-old driver while on the Bx 6 bus.

The dispute escalated and the suspect then proceeded to throw something in his face, authorities say.

Officials say the suspect fled southbound on River Avenue on a bike.

The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital for minor irritation to his eyes and mouth, officials say.