Man wanted for assaulting RTD bus driver

LAKEWOOD – Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who broke an RTD bus driver’s nose after refusing to pay the fare early Thursday morning.

Shortly after 5 a.m., a man boarded an RTD Route 16 bus that was heading eastbound on Colfax Avenue and Miller Street.

When the driver told the suspect he would have to pay the fare, the suspect assaulted the driver. 

The suspect is described as a black man between 20 and 25-years-old. He’s about 5-feet 8-inches tall with a thin build. Police say he was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt at the time of the assault.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Detective Jeff Larson at 303-987-7215.

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