Arrest made in MTA bus driver syringe stabbing

October 7, 2012 6:18:54 PM PDT
Police have made an arrest in the stabbing of an MTA bus driver with a syringe.

The driver was attacked in September while on his route along Prospect Park. Eyewitnesses say the attacker pricked the driver with a syringe for no apparent reason, and then fled.

The suspect, 53-year-old Shelwyn Patt was arrested after another bus driver recognized him from a police sktch.

Patt is charged with felony assault.

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