September 7th, 2011 CNN
A video uploaded to YouTube appears to show a Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority bus driver aggressively wrestling a would-be passenger away from the bus door and out of it onto the ground.
A spokesman with the Metro Transit Authority confirms to CNN that it is investigating the video. Spokesman Steven Taubenkibel said that investigators don't believe the video was staged.
Local TV news stations began showing the video on Tuesday. "We don't know when this occurred, we don't know the date, the time, bus number and bus route and it's all part of our follow up," said Taubenkibel.
"We would like to talk with the person who filmed the video," he said. "It does appear to be one of our drivers."
In: Regional News, Citizen Journalism
Tags: bus driver, assault, DC, Metro transit authority, investigation, inquiry
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States (load item map)
Marked as: approved
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