Friday 17 September 2021

Man arrested after bus driver stabbed

A bus driver is critically ill in hospital after being stabbed several times by a passenger, the Telegraaf reports on Friday.

A 50-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, which took place in the village of Breukelen, just north of Utrecht.
Witnesses say the man had been annoying several girls on the bus and when asked to stop, went up and stabbed the driver.
Aggression against public transport workers is a hot topic in the Netherlands at the moment following a string of incidents in which drivers have been hit or spat at.

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