Bus driver says teens who attacked him were regulars

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The Bee-Line driver injured when a group of four teens attacked him at a bus stop says at least three of the suspects have regularly ridden his bus without paying the fare. 

Vurim Sylaj says the teens have also continually abused him with racial slurs.

On Saturday, things escalated when the bus reached the corner of Conner Street and Boston Road.

"They were spitting at me, and one kicked me," Sylaj says. "I decided to step up, and I kicked him back."

Sylaj says he kicked the group off the bus and the teens threatened to kill him.

They also beat him up with soda bottles, leaving him with injuries to his face and shoulder.

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