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No charges for woman who slammed boy on school bus

AP Wire • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:48 AM

Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Fink made the announcement Thursday, saying the woman was acting in self-defense.

A company hired to handle student transportation and the district said the employee was fired after the Oct. 10 incident.

Fink said a review found witnesses reported that the child threatened the employee and put a coat over her head. Fink said the child had a history of behavioral issues on the bus that officials were trying to handle.

The video was taken by a student and posted online.

Police investigated the incident as well as the ex-employee's claim that the boy had threatened her.

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