Police: Man punched in face, stabbed in leg after getting off bus in Montclair

Police say the victim believes his two attackers were on the bus with him.

Lanette Espy

Apr 17, 2024, 12:29 PM

Updated 40 days ago


A man is recovering after police say he was punched in the face and stabbed in the leg while getting off a NJ Transit bus in Montclair.
Police say the victim boarded the 28 New Jersey Transit Bus at Willowbrook mall in Wayne on April 10. He then later got off at Bloomfield Avenue and South Park Street when he was punched in the face.
Police say the man was tussling with the suspect when he felt himself get stabbed in his leg. The victim then walked himself to Mountainside Hospital where he received stiches, police say.
According to authorities, the victim believes his two attackers were on the 28 bus with him.
Police say the victim described his attackers as two Hispanic males.
A motive for the attack is unclear.

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