Suspect wanted in BR bus driver attack

BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police are searching for a 34-year-old woman accused of attacking a school bus driver on April 25.

The incident happened around 5:31 p.m. in the 4600 block of Bradley Street, according to police.

BRPD has issued an arrest warrant for Brittany Banks for her alleged involvement in the attack. Banks is wanted for battery of a school bus driver, second-degree battery, and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

BRPD detectives have already arrested Carlicia Lewis, 18, for her alleged involvement in the attack.

Police say Lewis and Banks were called to the scene after a student on the bus had a verbal argument with the bus driver. Lewis, Banks, and the student allegedly physically attacked the driver.

The driver suffered multiple injuries to her head, neck, and shoulder area.

Lewis was booked into the East Baton Rouge Prison for second-degree battery of a school bus driver and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Anyone having information on Banks’ whereabouts is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

Download the Unfiltered with Kiran app from the Apple App Store and Google Play to stay updated on any new developments.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Interested in advertising with us?

We’d love to have you on the team! Drop us a line and we’ll be happy to follow up. 

Categories

Let's Connect

Follow along on your favorite social media platform and get the latest updates directly in your feed!

Got a tip on a story?
Search

Submit a Tip

Have a tip on a story? Send it directly to our team using the form below!