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A BC man who threatened a bus driver last fall has been sentenced to probation.
Brandon Joseph Johnson was charged after an incident on a bus in New Westminster.
On October 18th, transit police allege the 30-year-old beat up a female passenger when she asked him to quiet down, and then threatened to punch the driver if he didn't let him off the bus.
The female victim had to get stitches inside her mouth and on her face.
Johnson has pleaded guilty to uttering threats, but a charge of assault causing bodily harm has been stayed.
Court records say he has received one day in jail and two years probation.
Police say he is well known to them, and was convicted of assaulting a bus driver back in 2006, and a police officer the year before.