MCTS security officer hit, spit on by 2 passengers

MILWAUKEE — A 16-year-old girl was taken into custody after police say she hit a Milwaukee County Transit System security officer. This, after officials say her friend was ordered to get off the bus.

The incident happened shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24th, near 27th and Wisconsin.

Milwaukee police say as the two girls were exiting the bus, one spit on the security officer. The other girl, a 16-year-old, then struck the officer with an object.

The 16-year-old was later taken into custody by police. They’re still searching for the other.

The security officer was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.