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Police: Homeless man sleeping in bus shelter punched TriMet driver in the face

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TUALATIN, OR (KPTV) -

A homeless man sleeping in a bus shelter punched a TriMet bus driver in the face after being asked to leave, according to police.

Tualatin police responded to a report of an assault on Southwest 65th Avenue and Borland Road at 5:50 a.m. Tuesday.

Investigators said a TriMet driver found a man sleeping in a bus shelter and asked him to leave. A short time later, the man asked the bus operator to provide transportation for free, according to police.

When the driver refused, police said the suspect punched him in the eye, knocking him to the ground.

The suspect was located by officers a few blocks away and taken into custody. He was identified as 24-year-old Song Sushumma Landis.

Landis was arrested and booked into the Clackamas County Jail on charges of third-degree assault and interfering with public transportation.

Landis was also trespassed from all TriMet property, according to police.

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