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Butte bus driver charged with assault

By Grace Ditzler, KTVM Reporter, gditzler@ktvm.com
Published On: Sep 30 2013 05:39:44 PM MDT
Updated On: Sep 30 2013 05:52:14 PM MDT
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BUTTE, Mont. -

A Butte-Silver Bow city bus driver is charged with assault after police say he got in a fight with a passenger.

According to Butte-Silver Bow police, 73-year-old Raimundo Lapostol threatened to beat up the passenger.

We're told the victim got off the bus at the Harrison Avenue transfer station. But police say Lapostol followed the passenger off the bus and grabbed him by the shoulders, and allegedly threatened him again.