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Bronx MTA Bus Driver Sexually Assaulted, Suspect Sought: Police

A bus driver was assaulted on board the Bx18 bus on May 15, police said

Friday, Jun 14, 2013  |  Updated 10:42 PM EDT
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Police are searching for a suspect in a sex abuse on a public bus in the Bronx. Police said the man engaged the female bus driver of the Bx18 on May 15, then sexually assaulted her and fled. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

Police are searching for a suspect in a sex abuse on a public bus in the Bronx. Police said the man engaged the female bus driver of the Bx18 on May 15, then sexually assaulted her and fled. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Police are searching for a man they say sexually assaulted a city bus driver in the Bronx.

The assault occurred at about 3:30 p.m. on May 15 aboard the Bx18 bus, police said. The suspect engaged the female driver in conversation before assaulting her, then running away at Undercliff Avenue and 171st Street. 

The suspect, who appeared to be in his 30s, had a scar under his left eye, according to police. 

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

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