School bus driver accused of slapping autistic child suspended without pay

School bus driver accused of slapping autistic child suspended without pay
Bus Surveillance (Source: Ashland County Prosecutor)
Bus Surveillance (Source: Ashland County Prosecutor)
Bus Surveillance (Source: Ashland County Prosecutor)
Bus Surveillance (Source: Ashland County Prosecutor)

ASHLAND COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - An Ashland County school bus driver is now suspended without pay for allegedly slapping an eight-year-old autistic boy.

The incident happened on January 17 and was caught on the bus camera.

Driver Cathy Goetz, 43, faces misdemeanor charges of assault, endangering children and aggravated menacing.

Goetz is due in court on March 12.

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