SEATTLE — An area man accused of spraying a King County Metro bus driver with bear spray during a fare dispute has been charged with assault, reported the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
The suspect is alleged to have tried to steal a booklet of bus transfer slips before spraying the driver with cayenne pepper bear repellant. He then ran from the bus as the driver called for help. He has been charged with third-degree assault and remains in jail on $30,000 bail. For the full story, click here.