Bus Aide Arrested for Assaulting 5-year-old Student

Filed under: Commack |

Suffolk County Police have arrested a bus aide for assaulting a student while riding in a school bus in Commack.

A bus aide for Acme Bus Corp., was riding in a bus in Commack when he, in an attempt at discipline, grabbed the arm of a 5-year-old developmentally disabled boy and twisted it behind the student’s back, causing a fracture. This occurred on September 30 at approximately 4 p.m. The students on the bus were from North Ridge Elementary School.

Following an investigation by Special Victims Section detectives, the aide was arrested and charged with Assault 3rd Degree and Acting in a Manner to Injure a Child. He will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip today.

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