Attacked While Sitting In A Bus

A woman is facing charges after  allegedly pulling a knife and slashing two people in the throats on  board a Pioneer Valley Transit Authority bus in Hadley. 

Police say  Brietta Brown was arrested after the incident at around 4:15 p.m.  

Wednesday on a bus that was going from Northampton to Amherst. 

Reports  indicate the bus driver pulled over on Route 9 and worked with other  passengers to get the weapon away from the attacker. 

The two slash  victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries, while the bus driver  suffered minor hand injuries but was hospitalized with apparent chest  pains. 

Police have not offered any motive for the alleged attack.


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