FARGO, N.D. (CBS Seattle/AP) — A man who was kept off a bus because of his saggy pants is accused of hitting a bus depot worker with a magazine rack.
Prosecutors in Fargo have charged 25-year-old Nigel Wakefield with aggravated assault.
The incident happened Tuesday at a south Fargo bus station. Ticket taker James Lovejoy told Wakefield he couldn’t get on the bus because his pants were hanging so low that his underwear was showing.
Police say Wakefield got mad, picked up a magazine rack and hit Lovejoy at least three times on the right side of his head.
WDAY-TV reports Lovejoy was treated for his injuries and released.
The Grand Forks Herald reports that officers had to help hold up Wakefield’s pants while escorting him to the police car.
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