Stolen Knox County Schools bus found in Anderson County

Stolen Knox County Schools bus found in Anderson County

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The 72-passenger bus Knox County school bus was reported stolen around 7 a.m. Wednesday from the driver's residence on Prosser Road in East Knoxville. The 72-passenger bus Knox County school bus was reported stolen around 7 a.m. Wednesday from the driver's residence on Prosser Road in East Knoxville.
The bus was later recovered in Anderson County. The bus was later recovered in Anderson County.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A school bus that was stolen Wednesday morning in East Knoxville was recovered later in the morning in Anderson County.

A 72-passenger bus Knox County school bus was reported stolen around 7 a.m. Wednesday from the driver's residence on Prosser Road in East Knoxville.

Police do not have a description of the thief.

The bus, number 117, is used to transport students to and from Beaumont and Norwood elementary schools and Northwest Middle School.

Knox County Schools spokesperson Melissa Copeland told 6 News the bus was discovered stolen before it was needed for transporting students, so another bus was brought into service.

The bus was later recovered in Anderson County.

Police have not released any additional details about the theft.

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