(WHAS11) – Video released by a Florida sheriff’s office shows a school aide slapping a special needs student on a bus.
57-year-old James Lambert says he struck the 10-year-old child several times because he was swearing.
Deputies say the student was strapped to his seat with a safety harness in the back of the bus.
Lambert, who has been suspended from his job, was arrested on charges of child abuse.
He has been released.