By now, many of you have seen the viral video of a father threatening a bus full of children in Louisville, KY while warning them not to touch his daughter again after she was reportedly beaten.
The father has since been identified as Delvantae King, and apologizes for his actions while explaining that his emotions got the better of him at the time. In an interview with Wave 3 Newssaid the king,
“My son was being bullied since last year…the school was notified, the parents were notified, nobody has done anything about it.”
He went on to share that three days into the new school year, his son was once again being bullied by the same person. King says she tried to handle the situation with the school and parents, but no one did anything about it. He says his daughter jumped on the school bus and ended up with a lump on her head.
“I could have said different things, but I let my emotions, my frustration and anger get the best of me,” he said. “I’m pretty sure anyone with kids would too.”
He clarified that this whole incident is due to bullying, and without resolution, he questioned, “what do you have left to do?”
What previously Principal Jamie Wyman of Carter Elementary School reportedly emailed parents the Friday after the incident occurred, assuring them that the bus driver had instructions to take the students back to school without making additional stops. , and once at the school, the students waited until LMPD and JCPS Security arrived.
He also shared that the bus was followed after King was removed from the bus and the children reported seeing a gun while following the bus.
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