BATH BEACH (PIX11) — Police are searching for a suspect who stabbed an MTA bus driver in Brooklyn on Monday.

The 42-year-old MTA employee was stabbed once in the hand after getting into an argument with an unknown man near Bay 27th Street and Cropsey Avenue around 2 p.m., according to the NYPD. The suspect then fled the B82 bus, police said.

First responders transported the victim to a local hospital in what authorities described as stable condition. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

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