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Man Points Gun At Bus Driver After He Fails To Catch The Bus



Man Points Gun At Bus Driver After He Fails To Catch The Bus

A Manhattan man was apprehended Friday after he pulled out a gun and threatened an MTA bus driver after he missed the bus.

ABC 7 reports Tony Burnett,28, ran for the M11 bus at Columbus Avenue and West 85th Street around 7:50 a.m. but the bus drove off before he could make it. Burnett hailed a cab and told the cab driver to drive two blocks down to catch up to the bus at West 83rd Street.

He jumped out of the vehicle, ran to the bus, and pulled out a gun then yelled, “Why didn’t you stop for me?!” Police arrested Burnett in Central Park West after receiving calls about the incident.

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Police reported Burnett was arrested without incident after being confronted by officers. They also discovered the .38 caliber he used to threaten 55-year-old Michael Haynes in his duffel bag.

“This guy doesn’t need to be out on the street like that.Someone could die with him out here.”

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Burnett faces the following charges: reckless endangerment, menacing, possession of a loaded firearm, criminal possession of a weapon, and criminal possession of a defaced firearm.

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