Man sought after threatening woman with knife on SCAT bus

SARASOTA, Fla - Man sought after wielding knife on a Sarasota Bus. 

It happened on an SCAT bus this afternoon.  The victim says that man sat next to her on the bus.  The woman attempted to ignore his conversation.  The suspect asked for the woman’s name and she gave it to him.  The suspect began repeating her name over.  He asked for her number and refused to give it to him.

The suspect got out of his seat and with his back to the front of the bus took out his box cutter knife, opened it and then closed it and put it away.

The suspect is described as a 6’, 160 lbs black male, black hair, brown eyes, thin build in his late 20’s. 

He was last seen with a light colored shirt, dark shorts and a white Miami Heat flat-bill cap with green and read accidents.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Laster with the Sarasota Police Department at (941) 316-1199.

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