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Downers Grove school bus driver arrested after passing note to girl

Victor Ray / phofrom Downers Grove police

Victor Ray / photo from Downers Grove police

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DOWNERS GROVE — A west suburban bus driver was arrested after passing an inappropriate note to a young girl on his bus route, police said.

A 12-year-old student was riding the bus to school when Victor Ray, 52, handed her a note as she got off at Highland Elementary School, Downers Grove police said.

The note contained information on how the girl could contact Ray, but she turned it over to school officials, who contacted authorities, police said.

Ray was taken from the bus and removed from any contact with students after school officials contacted his employer, Westway Coach bus company.

Ray, a resident of Addison, was charged with one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct and released, according to police.

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