Ohio bus driver suspended after video emerges of him punching female bus passenger

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CLEVELAND - A wild and violent video out of northern Ohio has gotten a RTA bus driver suspended.

In the video that was first posted on WorldStarHipHop.com and has gone viral on YouTube, the driver is seen arguing with a female passenger, then punching and throwing her from the bus. The frenzy continues with the two fighting again and other passengers attempting to stop them.

Officials have not yet said what initiated the fight or if anyone was taken into police custody.

RTA issued the following statement regarding the incident:

RTA saw the video posted on YouTube of the operator incident on October 11. Through the investigation, we believe the incident occurred on Sept. 18. Upon identifying the driver, he was immediately suspended and removed from duty. His behavior is absolutely unacceptable.

To watch the video, click on the video player below.Warning: Video contains explicit language and violence. (Note to mobile and tablet user: Open story in a browser to watch video.)

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