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School bus aide charged with battery after incident outside Parker

A school bus aide has been charged with two counts of aggravated battery to a child, both felonies, following an April incident outside Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor.

Jessica D. Roberts, 36, of Calumet Park, was charged with the crimes following an arrest at her home on May 11, Flossmoor Deputy Police Chief Tod Kamleiter said.

According to Flossmoor School District 161 Superintendent Dana Smith, Roberts and a second employee of Paige Bus Enterprises have not worked on buses that serve the district since the incident.

Roberts is accused of choking an . . .

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