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School bus video shows 17-year-old boy slap 5-year-old girl in South Carolina

BAMBERG, S.C. — A South Carolina high school boy is facing assault charges after school bus video shows him slapping a 5-year-old girl.

Police say Tavon Walters, 17, was riding the bus on Aug. 25 from school to an after-school program when the incident occurred, according to PIX affiliate WRDW.

The bus video shows Walters grab another student's hand and use it to hit Jazmyn Peters, 5.

"He had reached over that seat and telling another girl if you don't hit her then I'm going to hit her for you," said Terry Peters the 5-year-old's father.

Police do not know the intent behind the incident.

Walters turned himself in on Tuesday and was given a $1,000 bond.