VIDEO: Man becomes angry about bus fare in Winter Haven, head-butts glass

In a video released by the Winter Haven Police Department, a man is seen head-butting a bus. He was allegedly upset about the bus fare.

The Winter Haven Police Department released video of a man head-butting bus doors, shattering the glass. Police say the man was upset about the bus fare.

On July 18 around 11:35 a.m. the unknown man exited a bus at the Winter Haven Area Transit terminal. But, the passenger decided to travel to a different destination, police said. The driver told the man it would be another $2, and the rider “became extremely agitated,” police said.

The driver exited the bus and went into the terminal area. The passenger stayed on a bench for a time and then walked away, police said. However, four minutes later, the rider returned, head-butting the doors, police said.

In the video, the man appears to briefly knock himself out. He then runs away.

Police described the suspect as a black male. He’s about 5’9” and has a slim build. He was wearing slip-on shoes with socks, dark green or gray shorts, and glasses. The man’s T-shirt has an “Ounces40” graphic. If you have information about the suspect, call Officer Jodi Lott at 863-401-2256. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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