By Mary Chappell
CHICAGO (CBS) — A Galewood man was charged with aggravated battery in the stabbing of a CTA bus driver in Old Town Friday night, police said.READ MORE: 'I Missed Him The Whole Time': Chicago Family Grateful As Father Recovers From Shooting, Attempted Carjacking
Police said they identified Daniel Pelt, 63, of the 1600 block of North Oak Park Avenue, as the man who stabbed a 37-year-old CTA bus driver in the hand in the 300 block of West North Avenue after the driver confronted him for pickpocketing a woman.READ MORE: Two New York City Police Officers Shot, Killed In Manhattan's Harlem Section
Pelt was arrested a few minutes later in the 1500 block of North Hudson Avenue and was charged with felony aggravated battery to a transit employee and felony aggravated battery with the use of a deadly weapon.MORE NEWS: No One In Custody As Investigation Continues Into Hit-And-Run That Killed Retired Police Officer Richard Haljean In Edison Park
He’s set to appear in bond court Sunday.