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Passenger allegedly attacks and robs city bus ticket inspector

A passenger without a valid ticket allegedly physically attacked a ticket inspector on Bratislava bus line 96 on May 2, threatening him with a gun, the TASR newswire wrote.

A passenger without a valid ticket allegedly physically attacked a ticket inspector on Bratislava bus line 96 on May 2, threatening him with a gun, the TASR newswire wrote.

"According to preliminary information, the passenger didn't have a valid bus ticket so he was asked to submit his ID card for inspection by the ticket controller," said František Peczár of Bratislava Regional Police. When the passenger claimed that he did not have any identification document, a police patrol was summoned.

"Before the police arrived, however, a physical brawl broke out on the bus between the passenger, the inspector and the security worker who accompanied him," Peczár told TASR. The fight spilled out onto a bus stop and the passenger managed to escape.

The security worker said the passenger, making threats with a gun, robbed the ticket controller of his cash before fleeing but the man was quickly arrested by the police and faces charges of robbery and misconduct.

"Whether these actions will be qualified as a misdemeanour or a criminal act remains to be seen," Peczár stated, as quoted by TASR.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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