Bus Driver Assaulted

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 19:00
Incident Number
Thunder Bay North
Date Published: 2018-10-11

On October 10, 2018 at approximately 7:20 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Junot Avenue and Windsor Street on a report of a bus driver that had been assaulted.

When officer arrived they spoke to the 31 year old male driver who indicated that an intoxicated male go on the bus at this location and demanded a free ride. The driver refused and the male struck him with a bottle in a bag. The driver managed to get the male off the bus for the safety of the passengers. Officers located the suspect in the 200 block of Windsor Street and arrested him.

Bryant Shapwaykeesic, 56-years-old appeared in court this morning on charges of Assault with a Weapon and Breach of Probation. He was remanded into custody


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