Man arrested after pistol-whipping Metrobus driver, police say

A man has been arrested after he allegedly pistol-whipped a Metrobus driver in D.C. on Tuesday night.

Metro police said it happened around 10:30 p.m. on a Metrobus near the Southern Avenue Metro Station in Southeast.

The man got on the bus with a handgun drawn, and police said he pistol-whipped the bus driver several times.

The driver made it off the bus and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Metro police caught the man and recovered his handgun shortly after the incident.

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Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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