Culpeper, VA—A local mother is facing charges, for allegedly rushing onto a school bus, arguing with the driver, and hitting her in the face.
The incident occurred on Friday, December 14 at approximately 3:45 p.m. as an unidentified female bus driver transported children from Pearl Sample and A.G Richardson Elementary schools; she let students off at Amelia Drive and North Ridge Boulevard.
At one of the stops, a mother of one of the students, Bethany L. Rudd, approached the bus driver, and accused her of threatening to kill her son. Rudd allegedly yelled at the driver, and tried to obstruct the bus door from closing.
The driver reportedly asked Rudd multiple times to leave the bus. At some point, Rudd's arm became stuck in the bus door. When the driver opened the door to free Rudd's arm, police,ice say Rudd hit the driver in the face.
While an investigation of this incident is on-going, the bus driver reported after the incident that she had told Rudd's son to sit down on the bus for safety reasons.
Rudd is charged with assault & battery and trespassing; she was released on a $2500 unsecured bond.
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