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Child assaults school bus driver


ALBANY, N.Y.--Albany police arrested an 11-year-old for assaulting a school bus driver in the City of Albany on Friday.

Officers responded to a report of an assault on Friday, January 17, at 3:10 p.m.

A school bus driver told officers that while he was operating the bus, two male students on board began to fight. The bus driver states that while attempting to intervene and break up the fight, one of the students involved pushed him down the stairs and struck him in the head with a closed fist.

The driver, a 58-year-old male from Albany, sustained a contusion and pain to his head. The suspect was arrested at the scene.

The suspect was transported to the Albany Police Children and Family Services Unit and charged with Assault in the second degree.

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