Williamson County, Ill. – A bus driver is recovering from injuries suffered after he was stabbed with a ballpoint pen.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon on a Rides Mass Transit bus driving on Campground Road near Route 13 in Carterville. The driver was stabbed in the face with a pen three times and suffered non life-threatening injuries.

Police say the suspect, 56-year-old Arthur Wilkins, was arrested on aggravated battery charges.