3-year-old McKinley School student left on school bus in Newark

A 3-year-old pre-school student is safe at home after being found sleeping in the back of a school bus Tuesday morning. (4/30/13)

NEWARK - A 3-year-old pre-school student is safe at home after being found sleeping in the back of a school bus Tuesday morning.

Jonathan Morales' mother, Veronica Rivera, says she put her son on a school bus operated by Belair Transport this morning. The boy's school later called the mother saying he had not been seen at school.

After several hours of searching, Jonathan was found unharmed and sleeping on the bus.

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Belair Transport says the driver and an aide have been fired, but did not comment further on what happened.

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