MANSFIELD, Texas – A school bus driver in Texas has been accused of brandishing a knife and threatening to cut three sixth-graders who left Oreo crumbs on a seat.
Officials say police confiscated a pocket knife from 66-year-old William Allen on Friday in Mansfield. He was taken into custody on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Two students told their parents Allen removed them from the bus Wednesday at Mary Orr Intermediate School. They say he threatened to cut their wrists if they didn't admit to spilling crumbs.
Allen is on paid leave until an investigation is complete. He was released from the Tarrant County jail. Online records do not show whether he has an attorney.
Mansfield is southeast of Fort Worth.