Bus driver stabbed by passenger on Metro bus

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SEATTLE –  A King County Metro bus driver has been taken to Harborview Medical Center after a stabbing on a Metro bus.

A Metro supervisor says the bus driver tried to avoid a confrontation with the passenger.

The passenger followed him to the bathroom where he stabbed him five times.

Seattle Fire department says they transported the 54-year-old man to the hospital with serious injuries.

After a short search, Seattle police have the suspect in custody.

No other injuries were reported.

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