School bus video shows 17-year-old boy slap 5-year-old girl

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

BAMBERG, S.C. -- A 17-year-old South Carolina boy is facing assault charges after school bus video shows him slapping a 5-year-old girl on Aug. 25th.

Police say, Tavon Walters, a high school student, was riding the bus from school to an after-school program when the incident occurred, according to WRDW.

The bus video shows Walters grab another student's hand and used it to hit Jazmyn Peters.

"He had reached over that seat and telling another girl if you don't hit her then I'm going to hit her for you," said Jazmyn's father Terry Peters.

The intent is currently unknown and the investigation is ongoing.

Walters turned himself in on Tuesday and was given a $1,000 bond.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s