Passengers assault bus driver when asked to cancel tickets

A 54-year-old OASTH bus driver reported that he was assaulted by three passengers at around 7:15 on Wednesday evening in Nea Michaniona of Thessaloniki.

The bus driver claims that the three men boarded the number 72 bus and got in an argument when they were asked to cancel their tickets. The three men refused to comply with the request and assaulted the driver, before getting off the bus and escaping.

The 54-year-old driver was taken to the local health center for first aid and decided to press charges for the assault.