Texas bus driver accused of
MANSFIELD, Texas — A school bus driver accused of brandishing a knife and threatening three sixth-graders with cutting their wrists for leaving cookie crumbs on a seat has been arrested.
William Allen, 66, was taken into custody Friday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Mansfield school district police confiscated a pocket knife with a 2-inch blade from Allen. He was placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation, said Terry Morawski, a Mansfield school district spokesman.
Two of the three students told their parents that Allen took them out of the bus Wednesday at Mary Orr Intermediate School. They said he threatened to cut their wrists with the knife if they didn't admit to eating Oreo cookies and leaving crumbs behind, according to police reports...