Father in bus attack in jail

A father who police say punched a school bus window and assaulted the bus’ driver Wednesday is being held at the Emanuel County Jail after being apprehended in Swainsboro, Ga.

Richmond County Department of School Safety and Security said Robert Corey Williams Sr., 36, flagged down the driver on Deans Bridge Road Wednesday afternoon and then demanded his child be allowed off the bus. The driver refused because of safety protocols.

Authorities said Williams then became irate, punched out the school bus window and attempted to pulled driver off the bus.

School spokesman Louis Svehla said authorities will request Williams be transferred back to Richmond County.

He faces charges of terroristic threats and acts, criminal interference with government property and battery of a school official.

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