04/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

School Bus Beating Suspect Charged As A Juvenile (VIDEO)

KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP -- Prosecutors have authorized an assault charge against a 16-year-old Kalamazoo boy accused of repeatedly beating a Kalamazoo Public Schools substitute school bus driver Tuesday, authorities said.

The teen, whose name has not been released, is charged as a juvenile with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, Kalamazoo County Assistant Prosecutor Karen Hayter said Wednesday. The boy, who was being lodged at the Kalamazoo County Juvenile Home, is scheduled to appear April 3 in the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court Family Division for a pretrial hearing.

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