Man Came At Woman With Knife On Bus

Published on August 21, 2013, 6:54 am
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Police on Tuesday were asking for the public to help them find a man who attacked a woman as she rode an MTA bus with her children in Bronx last month.

Man Came At Woman With Knife On Bus

The assault happened around 5:45 p.m. on July 9, 2013, police said. The 27-year-old woman was with her children on the Bx2 Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus when she saw the man masturbating, police said.

The woman asked the man to stop masturbating, and told the bus driver what he was doing, police said. The man came up to the victim and flashed a knife, police said.

The woman struggled with the man and grabbed his hand to defend herself, police said. The man got off the bus when it stopped at 171st Street and Grand Concourse, police said.

Police on Tuesday were asking for the public to help them find a man who attacked a woman as she rode an MTA bus with her children in the Bronx last month.

The assault happened around 5:45 p.m. on July 9, 2013, police said. The 27-year-old woman was with her children on the Bx2 Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus when she saw the man masturbating, police said.

The woman asked the man to stop masturbating, and told the bus driver what he was doing, police said. The man came up to the victim and flashed a knife, police said.

The woman struggled with the man and grabbed his hand to defend herself, police said. The man got off the bus when it stopped at 171st Street and Grand Concourse, police said.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visitΒ NYPDCrimestoppers.com.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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