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Bus fight suspect found, but not arrested

Surveillance video on a Santa Monica Big Blue Bus shows a suspect involved in a fight on April 5, 2012.

May 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man who fled after allegedly getting into a fight with a fellow rider on a Santa Monica Big Blue Bus was found but not arrested, authorities said.

The man is suspected of punching Luis Contreras on April 5 for stepping on his foot. Contreras was hospitalized in critical condition after falling out of the bus door and hitting his head on the curb.

After interviewing the suspect, authorities decided not to arrest him. The incident remains under investigation.

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