Two West Orange High School students assaulted and robbed a bus driver while dropping students off from the West Orange High School last week, police said.
According to Lt. Robert Williams, a bus driver for Hunterdon Education Services Commission picked up about 30 students from the West Orange High School on Wednesday at about 3:30 p.m.
The bus driver told police when he dropped off a few students on Main Street near Franklin Avenue, one of the teenagers reached onto the dashboard and grabbed the drivers Apple headphones.
The bus driver stood up and yelled at the teenager, the report stated, and the teenager pushed him. The bus driver grabbed the teenager's backpack to stop him and the youth punched the bus driver. The youth then ran off west on Llewellyn Avenue.
According to the report, during the altercation, another teenager stole the bus driver's iPhone.
Police described the teenagers who allegedly assaulted the bus driver as 16 to 18-year-old black youth, about 5-foot-6 with cropped black hair.
Police didn't provide any description of the second teenager however their were two camera in the front of the bus. The incident is still under investigation.