Man Accused of Threatening Winnipeg Transit Driver

Man Accused of Threatening Winnipeg Transit Driver

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police say a man who was sleeping aboard a transit bus became aggressive when the driver tried to wake him.

Officers responded to the area of Portage Avenue and Garry Street at around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday for the disturbance call.

Police say the transit operator and a supervisor were threatened when the man was awoken.

Tyrell Marquel Cornish, 18, has been charged with uttering threats and failing to comply with a recognizance order.

Police say Cornish was previously bound to leave a Winnipeg Transit bus if required to do so.

He remains in custody.

— Staff

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