Assault/Assault ARREST update

Columbia, 21044: Little Patuxent Parkway & Harpers Farm Road, Feb. 27 7:13 p.m.

An adult male victim reported that he was on an RTA bus when a male suspect assaulted him and cut him on the hand before fleeing the bus. The victim sustained minor injuries. Through investigation, police identified the suspect and arrested him. Police also charged the suspect in a similar assault on Feb. 18 at Stanford Boulevard and McGaw Road in Columbia. In that incident, a male suspect on an RTA bus got into a verbal altercation with the bus driver, then stole her jacket and exited the bus. An adult male then confronted the suspect and the suspect cut him on the hand before fleeing.

Anthony Lewis, 45, of Freetown Road in Columbia, is charged with two counts of first-degree assault, one count of second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment. He is being held without bond at the Howard County Detention Center.

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Always good to see it reported when they catch people they are looking for in Howard County.

Here is the original story back on February 20th: Howard County Police ask for help identifying the man in these photos

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