A Quincy man who tried to stab a T bus driver through a bus window held onto the bus as the driver hit the accelerator to get away from him, Transit Police report.
According to police, Dennison Drew, 25, tried to board a bus just outside Dudley station around 10:40 p.m. yesterday even though the bus was not in service.
When the operator signaled to Drew he could not board the bus Drew walked around to the driver's side and attempted to stab the operator through the window. The operator held the window shut as Drew continued stabbing his knife against the window. The operator pulled away and Drew held onto the side as the bus for a distance before letting go.
Police say officers found Drew walking towards Malcolm X. Boulevard.
Upon noticing the officers Drew reversed direction and in a hurried pace moved away from the officers. Eventually the officers caught up to Drew who was holding a knife with the blade extended. Officers ordered Drew to drop the weapon of which he complied.
Drew was then charged with assault by means of a dangerous weapon, police say.