BOSTON — The Boston Globe reported that between 15 and 20 teenagers punched an Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus operator and tried to pull him from the driver’s side window while the bus was picking up passengers. The driver was treated for minor injuries.
The attack happened at the same time the driver had a fare-related dispute with a passenger. Transit Police Superintendent in Chief Joseph O’Connor said that the incident was unusual in that, while there has been an increase in assaults on bus drivers, they usually only involve one or two individuals. For the full story, click here.