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Woman Attacks Bronx Bus Rider With Screwdriver, Man Hits Driver With Umbrella

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An argument led to a violent attack inside a bus in Bronx.

Investigators say that after the disagreement, a woman hit a fellow female passenger on top of the head with a screwdriver.

It happened on a BX29 bus near the Bruckner Expressway and Pelham Parkway back on Tuesday, January 23 at 1:00 p.m.

When the driver pulled the bus over, a man grabbed the victim by her hair, pulled her off the bus and kicked her in the head.

The man then got back on the bus and told the driver to drive away.

When the driver refused, police say the man hit him in the head with an umbrella.

Police are searching for the two suspects.

The first individual is a woman, last seen wearing a blue and white baseball cap, a black jacket with a fur-lined hood, a black and white striped shirt and gray sweatpants.

The second individual is a man, last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a black jacket, a white hooded sweater and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers' website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept confidential.


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