Feb. 12, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield Police have arrested a Chesterfield County Public Schools bus aide in relation to the assault of a student on a county school bus on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Police said John T. Wescott, 48, assaulted a 12-year-old male student during the student’s bus ride home from the Grafton School. The investigation indicates that Wescott strangled the student.
Wescott, of the 5500 block of Mulberry Drive, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 11, and charged with strangulation, felony child abuse and misdemeanor assault. He was being held without bond pending a hearing this morning in Chesterfield County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.