Police have arrested a man in relation to an assault on a Halifax Transit bus driver that occurred in Halifax yesterday.
At approximately 10:30 p.m. police responded to an assault in-progress on a Halifax Transit bus that had stopped in the area of the 600 block of the Bedford Highway. A man got on the bus, started to yell at the driver and then assaulted him. A passenger intervened and was also assaulted by the man who then fled the area on foot. A K9 team located the suspect a short time later in the area. Officers arrested the 19-year-old man without incident. The bus driver was treated at the scene for non-life- threatening injuries.
The incident remains under investigation and charges are anticipated.