Video shows woman hitting bus driver

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Evansville police are looking for a battery suspect, captured on video hitting a METS bus driver while the vehicle was moving.

A woman police describe as having blonde hair, a blue hooded jacket, and a sweatshirt can be seen arguing and physically hitting the bus driver.

The video was released by the City of Evansville on Tuesday.

The driver told police she picked up the woman at Riverside and Lodge.

(Viewer discretion is advised due to language used in the video below)

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Passenger hitting driver door view 1-6-20 from City of Evansville on Vimeo.

The person wanted off at Liquor Locker at Riverside Dr. and US 41, according to the driver.

The driver said she told the patron that she could only let her off at designated stops.

Police said the suspect slapped the driver in the face and knocked her glasses off.

The suspect left on foot north on Fares and then fled west, police said.

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(This story was originally published on January 7, 2020)

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