FAIRFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – A school bus aide is accused of assaulting a 15-year-old autistic boy, police said.

(credit: Fairfield Police)

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The boy’s parents notified police of injuries to their son in late November. A subsequent investigation and review of surveillance video from the boy’s school bus showed his injuries “were consistent with actions taken by the transportation aid over a period of time,” police said.

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Joseph Jean-Felix was arrested on Jan. 18. Jean Felix, 68, faces five counts of assault of an intellectually disabled person, unlawful restraint and risk of injury to a minor.

He’s being held on $50,000 bond and will appear in court Friday.

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“The employee involved in this incident has been terminated based on information obtained from both an internal and external investigation, and Connecticut Transportation Solutions is willingly cooperating with the Fairfield Police Department’s criminal investigation into the matter,” said Chet Doheny, president of Connecticut Transportation Solutions. “Our company has a culture of responsiveness and a commitment to the safety of the children in our care, we have policies and procedures in place to ensure that safety, and we take very seriously the trust their parents place in us.”