Pierce County Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect in bus assault

TACOMA, Wash. — The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in IDing a suspect in a recent bus assault.

The alleged assault happened Nov. 27 on a Pierce Transit bus at 38th Street and Pacific Avenue in Tacoma.

As the bus drove toward downtown Tacoma, the suspect walked to the front of the bus and allegedly threw a metal tool at the bus driver, hitting her in the chest, officials said.

Anyone with information should contact the sheriff’s office.