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      Columbia bus driver arrested after incident with student

      A First Student bus driver was arrested by Columbia police after an incident involving a student.

      A First Student bus driver was arrested by Columbia Police after an incident involving a student.

      Michelle Baumstark with the Columbia Public Schools confirmed that a bus driver was involved in an altercation with a Shepard Elementary School student last week.

      Baumstark said school officials reviewed surveillance tapes from the bus and conducted an investigation immediately after hearing about the incident.

      Columbia police were notified and an arrest was made Tuesday morning.

      The driver has been dismissed by First Student.