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Police: Bus Driver Fired After Assaulting Student
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 3:59pm
CLOQUET - The Cloquet Police Department, in cooperation with the Cloquet School District and Cloquet Transit Bus Company is investigating a report from a concerned parent that on Thursday, April 25, 2013, a Cloquet Transit bus driver had assaulted a first grade student on a bus. The student, who attends school at Churchill Elementary in Cloquet, did not require medical attention from the alleged assault and his parents were notified by police of the allegations.Cloquet police are in the early stages of the investigation and are in the process of taking statements from the victim and potential witnesses to the incident. Once the investigation is complete, the investigation will be forwarded to the City Attorney's office for review of potential charges.The Cloquet Transit Company has dismissed the bus driver.Cloquet Police say this was not a sexual assault.