A Fairfield Schools bus driver has been ordered on leave as police investigate an allegation of assaulting an elementary student. Fairfield Schools officials said Fairfield Police are investigating one of its school bus drivers who has been ordered on leave.(STAFF FILE PHOTO/Journal-News)

Fairfield police investigate assault accusation against school bus driver

Fairfield schools officials said Fairfield police are investigating one of its school bus drivers for unspecified allegations.

According to a police incident report, the female student attends Central Elementary in the Butler County district. The girl’s parents reported to police on May 3 “their daughter was assaulted by a known female while in the parking lot of Central Elementary.”

The alleged assault was reported by the girl’s parents to Fairfield Police Officer Jacob Sons at approximately 4:40 p.m. on May 3.

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“The matter is being investigated by the Fairfield Police Department and the bus driver has been placed on administrative leave pending the results of the investigation. I have no additional comment at this time,” said Fairfield Schools Superintendent Billy Smith.

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