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Straphanger Douses MTA Bus Driver with Lighter Fluid in Brooklyn

The man viciously beat the driver before pouring lighter fluid on him and fleeing the bus, according to police.

From NY Daily News: 

NYPD cops are seeking a crazed commuter who thrashed an MTA driver and left him drenched in lighter fluid after service was suspended along his Brooklyn bus route, police said Monday.

The victim was operating a Sheepshead Bay-bound B44 around 6 p.m. Saturday, when a service interruption forced him to pull over and let out passengers on Nostrand Ave. near Empire Blvd. in Crown Heights.

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