suspect who stabbed a Metro bus driver multiple times Wednesday night in Woodland Hills before fleeing on foot. Metro bus driver stabbed in Woodland Hills.
Calls about the incident, located at Erwin Street and Topanga Canyon Boulevard, came in at around 5:15 p.m.
The assault happened after a male suspect boarded the bus and began arguing with the driver. As the altercation escalated, it spilled out of the bus and onto the sidewalk where the MTA operator was stabbed multiple times in the upper torso by the suspect who then fled eastbound on Erwin Street.
The suspect is described as a 21-year-old male, about 6 feet tall, with curly blonde hair and a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black Adidas backpack, a red shirt and black pants.
Right now, our investigation is centering here in the Woodland Hills area, but this suspect may be anywhere in either the San Fernando Valley or nearby areas and that suspect may also still be riding either MTA buses or on public transportation to include rideshares.