BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) police have arrested two suspects in the alleged attack of an MTA bus operator last week.
The arrests were made based on information received from the public after photographs of the suspects were provided to the media.READ MORE: Bowie Shaken After Possible Tornado Leaves Uprooted Trees, Power Outages
MTA Police arrested Russell Thomas and Sabreena Clemons at their West Baltimore residence on Friday.READ MORE: Several Houses In East Baltimore Will Be Torn Down Over North Avenue Sinkhole, Mayor Says
They are charged with first and second degree assault, reckless endangerment, conspiracy to commit first and second degree assault and use of a dangerous weapon with intent to injure.
At around 5 p.m. last Thursday, Thomas and Clemons allegedly assaulted a bus operator while riding the 13 line in the 2900 block of North Avenue near the intersection of Poplar Grove Street.MORE NEWS: 19-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Shot In West Baltimore
The bus operator suffered numerous injuries as a result of the alleged assault. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment and released.