Armed Bus Hijacker Tells Driver to Go to Disney

Authorities are investigating a report that an armed man forced a tour bus driver to drive to the Downtown Disney area in Florida.

Orange County sheriff's deputies searched for the suspect at the entertainment and shopping complex Saturday, but the search was later called off. The man has not been identified.

Authorities say the driver told police the suspect hid in the restroom of a Mears bus and emerged with a gun. He then forced the driver to drive to the Disney area. She dropped him off without being injured, according to the sheriff's office.

MyFOXOrlando.com reported Disney released the following statement:

"The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating a situation that may have occurred earlier this morning at Downtown Disney. We are working closely with law enforcement and taking direction. Our top priority is the safety of our guests and cast members."

The suspects is described as a black male in his late 20s, wearing a black sweatshirt, black ball cap and black jeans, MyFOXOrlando.com.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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