Greyhound Bus Hijacker Nailed

Incident ends without injury after passenger alerts police
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 4, 2011 1:40 AM CST
The Greyhound bus from RIchmond, Va. to Raleigh, N.C. was boarded by a man who boarded in Warren County, N.C.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – A bus hijacking in North Carolina last night ended without injury when cops pounced on an armed man threatening to blow up the vehicle. The hijacker boarded the Richmond–Raleigh bus along a North Carolina highway and ordered the driver to relinquish the vehicle, AP reports. The gunman allowed everybody but the driver and two passengers to leave. He drove to a gas station where police, alerted by a passenger with a cell phone, were waiting. The hijacker was Tasered and arrested after he released his remaining hostages.

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