Police: Man Assaults Metro Driver, Security; Bites Officers

A Metro bus driver and security officer were assaulted by a man, who bit responding police officers, according to Fairfax County police.

Police said officers arrived at the Wiehle-Reston East Station Kiss and Ride after receiving a report of a man assaulting the driver and security officer. Fairfax County police officers attempted to stop the attack, and the man, Sameer Jaspal, 31, of Albany, New York, began to bite the officers.

Jaspal was arrested and taken to the adult detention center. He was charged with two counts of assault and battery, assault on law enforcement and obstruction of justice.

There is no word on the condition of the driver, security officer or the police officers.

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