Bus incident under investigation


Submitted by Bill Tipple

An incident on a Bellefontaine City Schools’ bus is under investigation.

The Bellefontaine Police Department and Bellefontaine Fire and EMS responded to the Hyland Hills Plaza parking lot (near Shady Lane) Monday afternoon around 3:20.

Bus 16 (Giraffe) was dropping off high school and middle school students when one of the occupants may have dispersed pepper spray.

Paramedics examined all who were affected.

No students were transported for further treatment.

Police are reviewing video surveillance.

The incident caused the intermediate and elementary route of Bus 16 to be delayed 15-20 minutes.