BC Transit driver assaulted in West Kelowna

West Kelowna RCMP officers are looking for a suspect who assaulted a female bus driver on Monday. 

It happened at 12:30 in the afternoon, when the BC Transit bus was parked at a bus stop on Highway 97 Southbound and Hudson Road. 

Police say an unknown male struck the bus operator before fleeing the bus on foot. Her injuries were minor and she did not require medical attention.

The suspect is described as a young aboriginal male with dark hair and poor complextion. He was seen wearing a dark hoodie, dark shorts, white runners and carrying a large backpack with other smaller bags attached to it.

"Investigators will be conducting a review of the bus' on board video surveillance cameras for any evidence to further their ongoing investigation," said Corporal Jesse O'Donaghey. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2800 orr remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.