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Man Wanted for Threatening NICE Bus Driver, Damaging Bus

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The Third Squad is investigating Criminal Mischief that occurred in Hempstead on Thursday, January 01, 2015 at 12:55 pm.

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Hempstead, NY - January 2nd, 2015 - The Third Squad is investigating Criminal Mischief that occurred in Hempstead on Thursday, January 01, 2015 at 12:55 pm.

According to detectives, a male passenger did threaten a 46 year old male NICE Bus Driver by using a box cutter. The driver was able to stop the bus on West Columbia Road and was able to get the passenger out and close the bus door with the help of a supervisor he had called to assist him. While outside the subject broke two glass windows of the bus. The subject then fled on foot north on Columbia Road. The subject is described as male, black, 5’10 “tall (no further description). There were no injuries reported.

Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.