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Knife-carrying bus passenger taken into custody in Brooklyn

Posted at 1:19 PM, Feb 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-03 13:20:25-05

MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — Police took a man carrying a knife on an MTA bus into custody on Friday, an agency spokesman said.

A customer on a Midwood bus noticed that a passenger, who appeared to be intoxicated, had a knife, an MTA official said.

Everyone, including the driver, ran off the bus and 911 was called, a passenger told PIX11 News.

Police responded and removed the man from the bus. He was not menacing any of the passengers.

No identifying information is available for the man.