Teen sought for attack on 69-year-old MTA bus driver in the Bronx

Police have released surveillance video of a teen who attacked a 69-year-old MTA bus driver in Fordham.



It happened Tuesday night on the Bx19 around 6 p.m. near Fordham University.



Police say the teen was caught on video punching the bus driver in the face.



The teen can be seen getting onto the bus and immediately approaching the driver as he appears to be talking to him.



Shortly after, the teen begins to punch the driver in the face. He exits the bus then returns once more to deliver more punches before running off. 

Police say the driver went to Jacobi Medical Center with minor injuries.



The teen was last seen wearing a black and red-hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and black sneakers. He is between 16 and 19 years old and between 5'8'' and 6 feet tall.



Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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