Police lay charge for assault on Halifax Transit driver



Police have charged a youth in relation to an assault on a Halifax Transit driver that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this month.

On June 2 at approximately 12 p.m. officers responded to a report of an assault on a Halifax Transit driver who was traveling as passenger on a Halifax Transit bus. Two youths entered the bus in the 100 block of Wyse Road and sat next to the victim. The youths began harassing the victim and then one of the youths assaulted him before both youths exited the bus and fled the area on foot.

Yesterday at approximately 10:50 a.m., officers arrested the suspect without incident in Dartmouth. A 16-year-old youth is scheduled to appear in youth court to face one count of assault causing bodily harm.