NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a pair of suspects who allegedly attacked an MTA bus driver this week in the Bronx.
The assault happened around 1:30 p.m. Monday near Boyton and Westchester avenues in the Soundview section.READ MORE: Worker Hurt In Wild Brawl At Brooklyn Pizza Shop; 'Like A Looney Tunes Cartoon,' Witness Says
Police said the 54-year-old driver exited his Bx 27 bus to check on a school bus that was blocking the road.Jones Beach Lifeguard Bitten In Water; No Shark Spotted, But Patrols Intensify On Long Island
The suspects allegedly engaged him in conversation, then punched him multiple times.
The victim suffered swelling to his right eye and forehead and a bruised knee. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition.MORE NEWS: New York City Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Sept. 13 Or Face Weekly Testing, Mayor De Blasio Says
Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting 274637.