Ex-bus aide accused of assaulting teen with autism

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BRIDGEPORT -

A former bus aide has been charged with physically abusing a teenager with autism.

Police say Joseph Jean-Felix, 68, of Bridgeport, allegedly misused a heavy duty twist tie designed to secure the seat belt of the teen.

The Fairfield student developed bruises on his arm, according to police.

The transportation company says Jean-Felix has since been fired from his job.

 

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