CANTON, Ohio — A Canton bus driver has been suspended pending an investigation after accusations surfaced that he was texting a student, according to the Canton City School District.
According to a police report, the 54-year-old male driver allegedly engaged in conversation of a "grooming nature" with a 10-year-old student.
The incident was reported to police on Sunday.
The district released the following statement:
We are sending a letter home with students who are on this driver’s route asking that parents and guardians of these students check their cell phones for any texts that may be of a concern to them. This is an ongoing investigation and we will not be commenting further at this time.
News 5 is not naming the bus driver since he was not identified in the report.