Deputies arrest man who punched PSTA bus driver

- The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office arrested a man who they say attacked a PSTA bus driver.

Deputies said the incident happened Tuesday June 12 when the victim was driving a public bus in the area of 26th Avenue N. and 34th Street N. in Pinellas Park.

According to investigators, the bus driver asked 19-year-old Tevin Sutton to sit down so he could drive safely. Sutton apparently became upset with the driver and punched him multiple times in the face.

Sutton fled on foot after the incident.

He was arrested Saturday afternoon and charged with felony battery.

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