RICHMOND, Va. - Six middle school students in Richmond face felony charges after a school bus driver was assaulted.
The Richmond Police Department says each student is charged with aggravated assault and assault by mob.
The incident occurred Tuesday morning. The 55-year-old male driver stopped the bus and called police.
Richmond Public Schools spokeswoman Felicia Cosby tells media outlets that the students have been suspended pending a disciplinary panel review. A seventh student also was suspended in connection with the incident.
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