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June 02, 2014  |   Comments (2)   |   Post a comment

Father of autistic student attacks son’s bully on bus


RICHMOND, Calif. — Richmond Police Lt. Mark Gagan told KPIX that a father was charged with a 273 D — child abuse and corporal injury to a child — after following his 9-year-old autistic son onto a school bus and attacking his son’s bully last week.

Burnis Hurd's son pointed out an 11-year-old boy who had been bullying him, Gagan told the news outlet. Hurd grabbed the 11-year-old by the hair, raised the child out of his seat, pushed him on the side of the bus, threatened to kill him and used threatening language with other students on the bus, Gagan added. As a result, the boy got a cut on his earlobe and another wound on his cheek. He told the principal, which prompted a call to the police department, district officials told the news outlet.

Hurd was placed in jail on $50,000 bond.

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Read more about: behavior management, California, parent disputes

I guess this punk wont be bullying anyone for quite a while. Kudos to the father, shame he had to go to jail

Plateshutoverlock    |    Jul 22, 2014 09:40 AM

What the Father did was disgraceful and illegal. What the Driver did (not) do - reprehensible. "The bus driver apparently did not intercede and, in fact, did not report the incident to district officials."

Buster    |    Jul 07, 2014 11:54 AM

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