Teenagers attack passengers on transit bus

Teenagers attack passengers on transit bus, Vladimir Volenyuk

On Wednesday, October 31st approximately 4:45 p.m. two intoxicated on alcohol teenagers attacked passengers on a bus route number 18 using a knife.

Witnesses say that both 17-year-old male and 15-year-old female suspects were causing a disturbance bothering passengers and threatening them. When one of the passengers tried to calm them down, teens attacked him punching and applying wounds to his face.

The attacked passenger, who turned out to be a local security guard, with the help of another passenger took a knife from a male suspect and handed it over to a driver, witnesses say.

When police showed up at the crime scene, a male teenager was held by passengers, while his female partner tried to release him. Both attackers resisted arrest and tried to fight a police officer.

According to a police report, both teenagers were intoxicated and had to be held in a hospital for precaution. Both suspects remaining in police custody and will be facing multiple charges upon release.

The investigation still continues, police officers are working with both arrested attackers on their statements, more details and the official police report will be presented when the investigation is closed.  

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