DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A Detroit Department of Transportation bus driver has been charged with aggravated assault and battery in connection with a confrontation with a female passenger.
Prosecutors said 56-year-old Roy Duane Bell was scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Detroit’s 36th District Court on the misdemeanor charge.READ MORE: Rolling Stone Magazine Named ‘Respect’ #1 Song Of All Time
A Wayne County sheriff’s deputy arrested Bell after witnessing the Feb. 3 incident in the 8200 block of West Outer Drive, near Wayne County Community College, on Detroit’s west side.
Sheriff’s officials said it was just after noon when the 21-year-old woman exchanged words with the DDOT driver after she and two other women were told to exit the bus so he could take a break.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?
Prosecutors said the woman was assaulted after she got off the bus.
Court records listing whether or not Bell has an attorney were not available Friday.MORE NEWS: Trump Endorses Election Fraud Lawyer For Michigan AG
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