A bus driver assaulted in Chicoutimi

Un chauffeur d’autobus agressé à Chicoutimi

A bus driver for the Société de transport du Saguenay (STS) was attacked Wednesday after he refused that a man who did not pass valid boarded the vehicle.

The police officers of the police Service of Saguenay were called in to the city centre of Chicoutimi to 17h15 Wednesday. A 45 year-old male, known to police, was arrested on the spot. He will appear Thursday morning at the Palais de justice de Chicoutimi.

The individual unhappy to be denied access to the bus is taken physically to the driver. A fight broke out between the two men. Another bus driver intervened to lend a helping hand to his colleague. It has also been hit by the man.

A complaint of assault was filed against the man will also face charges of breach of conditions. The latter, in particular, was keeping the peace and being of good behaviour.

Driving prohibition

Another individual will have to appear before the judge at the Palais de justice de Chicoutimi Thursday morning. The 43-year-old who had a driving prohibition has been surprised at the wheel of a vehicle on the boulevard of the Kingdom to 4: 45 in the night from Wednesday to Thursday.

The man who is not at his first escapades in the field has been recognized by patrollers.