Broward County

Detectives Looking For Suspect Who Punched Broward County Bus Driver in Face

Officials are asking for the public's help in locating a man who was caught on camera punching a Broward County bus driver in the face.

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Detectives are searching for a suspect who was seen punching a Broward County bus driver in the face.

Surveillance video shows the suspect approaching the bus driver after a verbal dispute, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. The altercation happened in West Park shortly after 11 a.m. Friday, near the area of South State Road 7 and Southwest 23rd Street.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-9 male in his early 20s. He was dressed in all-black clothing and was carrying a white plastic bag following the incident. 

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue transported the bus driver to a local hospital where he is being treated for his injuries. 

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact District 1 West Park Detective Rosa Viera at 954-985-1953. 

Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

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