CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago mother said she believes her ten-year-old son with special needs was repeatedly tied and bound on his school bus.
She is now suing CPS and the bus company, Sunrise Transportation, on his behalf.READ MORE: 1-Year-Old Boy, 19-Year-Old Man Shot In Gary, Indiana
LaBeth Frye said her son MaCauley, who has autism and is non-verbal, expressed complaints that his hands hurt.
At one point, she also saw marks on his hands and immediately met with school officials.
Frye told CB 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot she got a call from DCFS, saying someone had seen a video showing the bus attendant tying the boy’s hands.READ MORE: Law To Allow Permanent No-Contact Orders In Sex Convictions
Frye said she wants to see that video.
CBS 2 reached out to Sunrise Transportation and CPS for comment on the lawsuit and haven’t heard back yet.
The bus attendant was removed from the position in February of 2020 and is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Arab Americans in Illinois Will Finally Be Counted When They Get Their Vaccine
The bus driver has not been removed and is not the subject of any investigation.