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Teen physically, verbally assaults bus driver: DA

FOREST HILLS — A Woodhaven teen was charged with attempted assault and harassment after he allegedly punched a bus driver who picked him up in Forest Hills, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.

Isuf Aruci, 19, of 83-15 98th St. in Woodhaven, allegedly walked onto the Q67 bus at around 9:40 a.m. June 14 at the southeast intersection of 67th Road and 108th Street in Forest Hills when he punched the driver in the right shoulder, according to the criminal complaint.

Aruci was arraigned June 14 before Queens Criminal Court Judge Mary O’Donoghue on attempted assault and harassment charges and released on his own recognizance, a DA spokeswoman said.

His next court date was scheduled for Thursday.

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