Passenger charged in CTA hammer attack

March 25, 2010 3:41:48 PM PDT
Charges have been filed against a CTA passenger who allegedly attacked a bus driver with a hammer.

Adan Valle faces aggravated assault charges after police say he beat the driver. The driver reportedly told Valle he owed more money for his bus fare.

The alleged attack happened Tuesday on a bus that was stopped at 54th and Pulaski. Passengers kept Valle from leaving the bus and held him until police arrived.


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