Artesia man booked with attack on bus driver

October 1, 2013 9:39:02 AM



COLUMBUS -- Authorities in Lowndes County have arrested an Artesia man in connection with an assault on a school bus driver. 


Sheriff's deputies tell WTVA that 21-year-old Tyquan Lucius was booked with aggravated assault on a school official. 


Investigators say the Lowndes County School District bus was making its final stop of the day on Friday when Lucius got on the bus and assaulted the driver, who was not identified by authorities. 


Investigators say an encounter earlier in the day may have triggered the incident.