COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -- An Artesia man faces charges he assaulted a school bus driver in Lowndes County Friday.
Sheriff's officials say Tyquan Lucius, 21, is charged with aggravated assault on a school official.
Investigators say the Lowndes County School District bus was making its final stop of the day when Lucius entered the bus and assaulted the driver.
Several students on the bus exited through a rear emergency door, but it was not clear if they were still on the bus when the assault occured.
Authorities say an incident earlier in the day may have triggered the assault.
Lucius bond was set at $50,000.