A school bus driver was arrested on Friday for allegedly assaulting a child on his route, according to WBRZ2.
A video circulating on social media allegedly shows bus driver Jerome McNabb, 72, constantly hitting and kicking a child who was riding on the bus, according to the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Following the discovery of the video, officials with the St. Helena Parish School District said they immediately began investigating the driver and the bus company.
Later that same Friday, deputies located and arrested McNabb. He is currently being held at the St. Helena Parish Jail.
The victim is with their parents as of Friday night, and their current condition is unknown.