Police Charge Two Teenagers For Attack On MBTA Bus Driver
ROXBURY (CBS) – MBTA Police announced on Wednesday that they’ve arrested two teenagers involved in an assault on a T bus driver.
Nineteen-year-old Michael Baptista and 18-year-old Felix Garcia, both of Roxbury face felony charges for interference with a bus driver and assault and battery on a public employee.
If convicted on the interference charge, the men could both be looking at a maximum 20 years in prison.
The MBTA said the 39-year-old bus driver was attacked on Monday after he apparently asked one of the passengers to put out a cigarette. The attack caused the bus to hit a building.