Crimes of the Week: Suspects sought in pair of bus-related incidents
On Saturday, Feb. 21 at approximately 11:30 p.m. an unidentified male subject brandished a knife toward a passenger on the Steamboat Springs Transit bus at the Village Drive and Walton Creek Road bus stop. The Steamboat Springs Police Department is seeking assistance with identifying the person in the photograph.
On Sunday, Feb. 8 at approximately 2:20 a.m. an unidentified male subject damaged a bus window by punching it. The incident occurred in the area of Lincoln Avenue and Fifth Street. Two males and a female ran into the middle of the road and stopped the bus, demanding a ride. The subjects were advised they needed to get on the bus traveling in the opposite direction. One of the persons punched the bus window and broke it when the bus continued on its route. The Steamboat Springs Police Department is seeking assistance with identifying the persons involved.
If you have any information about either incident, please contact the police department, Crime Stoppers or send an anonymous text to 274637 with the letters “NABM.”
The Steamboat Today and Routt County Crime Stoppers are partnering to present a Crime of the Week in the newspaper on Wednesdays. You can reach Routt County Crime Stoppers at 970-870-6226 or send a text message to 274637 and start your text with “NABM”. All texters and callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to the apprehension of the individual(s) responsible for these crimes.
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