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SunLine driver attacked after refusing to let passenger ride free

INDIO, Calif. - A SunLine bus driver was attacked last weekend while on her route in Indio, according to police. 

The attack happened just before 11:30 a.m. Saturday on Highway 111 near Granada Dr when the bus was making a stop to pick up passengers. Apparently, one passenger asked if he could ride for free, but the bus driver refused. 

The man, identified as 32-year-old Joshua Wilson, punched the driver in the face and exited the bus. He was later arrested for the attack.

A spokesman for SunLine says the driver is doing fine. She was taken to the hospital and later released.


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