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Worcester police arrested the man who allegedly stabbed a bus driver

A man wanted for allegedly stabbing a bus driver in Worcester was arrested Friday on a warrant charging him with armed assault with intent to murder and other violent offenses, according to police.

Dashaun Stokes-Sims, 28, of Worcester, was arrested at the police station Friday afternoon, one day after police identified him as a suspect in the stabbing Wednesday afternoon of Worcester Regional Transit Authority bus driver.

In addition to armed assault with intent to murder, Stokes-Sims is also facing charges of mayhem and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury, police said in a statement.


Police responded to a stabbing at 494 Lincoln St. at 2:38 p.m. and found the driver of the Route 26 bus with stab wounds upon arrival, police said.

The bus driver was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries described as non-life threatening, according to police.

Madison Mercado can be reached at madison.mercado@globe.com.