MO: Man Pleads Guilty in July Attack on Metro Bus Driver

Feb. 12--A Kansas City man pleaded guilty to second-degree assault Tuesday in the July attack on a Metro bus driver that was captured on video.

Lewis W. Perkins, 20, is to be sentenced in April.

Lewis beat and stabbed the 52-year-old driver on July 13 after a fare dispute. His mother contacted police after seeing her son in the video of the incident. A juvenile also was charged in the case.

Matt Campbell, mcampbell@kcstar.com

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