POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — The Polk County Sheriff’s Workplace has launched disturbing video that seems to point out a faculty bus aide hitting a particular wants youngster.
After reviewing the video, sheriff’s deputies arrested sixty five-yr-previous Brenda Nelson for felony youngster abuse.
“On this state of affairs, she clearly lacked any endurance in any respect. The truth is, she was very merciless to those youngsters. She bodily abused a toddler and that’s simply not one thing that anybody ought to need to undergo,” stated Carrie Horstman with the Polk County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Horstman referred to as the incident on the video one of many worst instances of abuse the sheriff’s workplace has seen on a faculty bus.
“Within the eyes of the regulation, she dedicated felony youngster abuse and as I stated, it’s much more egregious as a result of it’s towards a toddler who couldn’t defend herself, a toddler who couldn’t verbally name out for assist,” stated Horstman.
She says the particular wants youngster additionally suffers from seizures and the blows to the kid’s head put her in danger.
A good friend of Nelson’s says the actions on the video don’t match the individual he is aware of.
“She raised a handicapped baby. She lives with him,” stated Ed Filault who lives close to Nelson. “She’s executed a ravishing job with him, she’s an exquisite mom. I don’t know what occurred. It doesn’t match Brenda, doesn’t match her in any respect.”
The Polk County Faculty system has began the method of terminating Nelson who has labored as a faculty bus aide with particular wants youngsters since 1983.