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Police arrest man in syringe attack on bus driver

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Police have arrested a suspect in a the syringe-wielding stabbing of an MTA bus driver in Brooklyn on September 24. 

53-year-old Shelwyn Patt was riding a B67 bus around 5:45 p.m. on Saturday.  The driver flagged a police car and  told officers the suspect was on board.  They arrested Patt.

Patt is accused of stabbing 30-year-old bus driver Marc Salandy's arm with a syringe last month when his B68 bus stopped at Prospect Park West near Greenwood Avenue. 

Salandy is still receiving treatment and undergoing tests.  

Police say Patt was taken to the 72nd Precinct and identified in a line-up. He has been charged with assault.

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