OCEAN CITY — Two suspects are being sought and one was arrested by Ocean City police this week for their involvement in a brutal attack on a municipal bus driver over the weekend.
Around 1 a.m. last Saturday, multiple individuals got into a verbal altercation with a municipal bus driver after passengers were picked up along Baltimore Ave. near Worcester Street. According to knowledgeable sources, the dispute began when the suspects did not have exact change and the bus driver informing them they could not ride without the exact $3 fare per passenger.
A short time later, Ocean City Communications informed OCPD officers in the area an assault had occurred on a municipal bus. OCPD officer arrived on the scene and observed three African-American suspects believed to be involved in the assault running from the bus. Numerous witnesses and bystanders pointed at the three suspects running from the scene, according to police reports.