Lawrence bus monitor suspended after pepper spray incident
May 24, 2018
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A school bus monitor for the Lawrence school district was suspended and ticketed for battery after allegedly using pepper spray on a student.
Lawrence police officer Drew Fennelly says the incident happened Friday afternoon on a bus that serves the Juvenile Detention Center.
The attendant, a 46-year-old woman, told police she used pepper spray to subdue a 17-year-old female who lunged at her in a threatening manner. However, Fennelly says security footage from the bus didn't show the student threatening the monitor.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports the 17-year-old...