KC Bus Passenger Sprays Others with Gas

3 years 6 months 3 weeks ago July 01, 2013 Jul 1, 2013 Monday, July 01 2013 Monday, July 01, 2013 7:41:00 AM CDT in News
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A woman sprayed Kansas City Metro bus passengers with gasoline and tried to light a fire.

The Kansas City Star reports that the incident occurred early Monday on a Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Metro bus. Cindy Baker, a spokeswoman for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, says the woman pulled a container from her purse and started spraying other passengers with gasoline. Passengers rushed her after she pulled out a match.

Baker says it's unclear if the woman was able to light the match. If she had, it went out before she was able to start a fire.

Police say there were about a dozen passengers on the bus, and that only minor injuries were reported.

 

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