School bus driver, 62, arrested after he allegedly kissed student: Suffolk County Police
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Joel Cedeno

By Aliza Chasan, WPIX

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (WPIX) -- A school bus driver was arrested Sunday after he allegedly kissed a student, police officials said.

Joel Cedeno, 62, was driving a bus for Montauk Bus on March 19 when he pulled over and asked a 15-year-old girl, who was the only student still on the bus, for a hug, officials said. She offered a handshake, but then Cedeno allegedly kissed her.

The girl’s mother reported the incident to the Patchogue-Medford School District and school officials called police.

Cedeno was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, police said.

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