The mom of a seventh grade boy was shocked to find a note from his school bus driver, saying he wanted to be friends with the boy.
The Edmond, Oklahoma mom, who is being kept anonymous to protect the identity of her son, immediately called the school and the police when she found the inappropriate letter in her son’s backpack.
In the letter, the driver requested to spend more time with the boy, stating that after school “there’s really no time to talk, just a quick hug,” according to KFOR.
“For some time, I’ve been wanting to talk to you about spending time together… Maybe with some other friends of yours? What do you think? I really want to be friends with you and every once in a while, hang out together to play, talk, etc.,” the note read. “Yes! I am a grown up, but I like friendship with kids like you. Tell me what you think, no pressure though.”
The mom was concerned the driver might harm a child—she was worried earlier in the year when he had asked her son for a hug.
“He wants to be chummy with my kid. He wants to do things that are unthinkable with my kid,” the mom said to KFOR.
School officials let the mom know that the driver was taken off of the route and is no longer employed. The school district said that while he did not break the law, his actions were inappropriate.