Suspect arrested after attacking passengers with meat cleaver on BART train

Click here to read the full article.

In an interview with Mission Local, journalist and witness James Temple explained that passengers were terrified as a balaclava-clad Johnson made his way through the cars toward the front of the train. He said that as Johnson approached, people were telling the train operator to drive faster to get to the next station, which was all the way across the bay in Oakland.

Temple commended the actions of BART Police officers, who were able to apprehend Johnson “in minutes,” and get service up and running again.

Amid an uptick in crime on the system, the BART Police Department is “making the most of its resources to maximize its visible presence in the system.” In March, it “more than doubled the presence of sworn officers on trains.”

Continue reading here.

Scroll down for comments and share your thoughts!


What do you think?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

LIVE May 12, 11 AM ET: 2023 World Falun Dafa Day Parade in New York

They just wanted to ‘kill a white guy’: Police reveal possible motive of two black suspects in murder of white handyman in Louisiana