Suspect charged for assault of student on school bus

LANHAM, MD (WUSA9) - A person was charged for assaulting an adult student on a school bus, Prince George’s County Police said.

The suspect, 45-year-old Owoade Elusanni, is a private employee hired by another student’s family to care for that student.

The investigation revealed that Elusanni repeatedly struck a 19-year-old student on a school bus that was in the parking lot of C. Elizabeth Rieg Regional School in Mitchellville on Sept. 2.

The assault was recorded on a camera on the bus. The student did not suffer serious injuries.

Elusanni was charged with second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. A criminal summons has been issued for her.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Children and Vulnerable Adult Unit at 301-772-4930. Callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.


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