An MTA bus driver was the victim of an attack Wednesday when a man allegedly attempted to stab him while on the commuter vehicle in La Mirada, according to officials.
The alleged attempted stabbing happened at about 10:15 a.m. near the intersection of La Mirada and Alondra boulevards on the 460 line when the suspect allegedly approached the driver with a knife and tried to take his glasses.
The driver and suspect became involved in an argument, according to officials. The driver, unharmed, stopped the bus and exited.
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Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Norwalk station arrived on scene where they took a male suspect into custody and booked him on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
It is unclear if there were other passengers on the bus.