CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –
The man charged with assaulting a 62-year-old RTA bus driver was sentenced to two years in jail Wednesday morning.
Jamaur Raybon was charged for the Jan. 15, 2018 incident where he hit the driver in the head with a brick when he boarded the bus near East 149th Street and Lakeshore Boulevard, seriously injuring him. Raybon said he was paranoid at the time and felt he was being chased by someone trying to harm him.
The attack was caught on the bus’ surveillance cameras.
Raybon admitted to assaulting the victim once he was detained, according to police records.
The victim required multiple stitches to his head, but survived the attack.
Raybon was also ordered to serve three years probation after his release from jail.
RTA officials requested that Raybon is banned for life from any form of RTA transportation.
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