Kitchener-Waterloo

Greyhound driver assaulted at Kitchener bus terminal

A 35-year-old Kitchener man has been charged with assault after a Greyhound bus driver was hit in the face at the downtown Kitchener Charles Street terminal, Wednesday night.

A 35-year-old Kitchener man has been charged with assault after a Greyhound bus driver was hit in the face at the Charles Street transit terminal in downtown Wednesday night. 

A number of witnesses called police after a verbal argument between a man and the bus driver escalated into a physical altercation, said Waterloo Region Police. 

The Greyhound driver was hit in the face, breaking his glasses and causing minor injuries, police said. 

The suspect fled on foot and was arrested nearby. He has been charged with assault, mischief and breach of probation. 

The attack comes 10 days after a 16-year-old Kitchener girl was robbed of her headphones and cellphone at the terminal.