Video appears to show bus driver pour water on passenger in fare dispute

OLNEY -- A Philadelphia bus driver has been suspended without pay, thanks to a video that's starting to go viral.

The short Instagram clip appears to show the Route 57 driver pour water on a passenger, then strike her in the face twice.

SEPTA police tell Action News it happened on Friday while the bus was stopped near Rising Sun and Duncannon avenues in Philadelphia's Olney section.

Officials believe the incident stemmed from a fare dispute.

The woman in the video has yet to file a report.

SEPTA police are now asking that passenger, or anyone who knows who she is, to contact them to help with their investigation. You can reach investigators by dialing 215-580-8111.
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