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Cops: Father Threatened to Kill Daughter's Bullies

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(CBS/AP) Watching your child being beset by bullies is heartbreaking for a parent, but taking your grievances straight to the source -- the kids -- might not be the most productive way to do deal with the problem.

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However, that's just what one central Florida father did. He has been arrested after authorities say he boarded a school bus and threatened children who were bullying his 13-year-old daughter.

James Jones, of Sanford, Fla., told deputies a student threw an open condom in his daughter's hair and kids were laughing at her. A video reportedly shows him angrily boarding the school bus the next day and threatening to kill the boys and the school bus driver.

Jones was charged Thursday with disorderly conduct and disturbing a school function. He was later released from Seminole County Jail.

The Orlando Sentinel reports Jones' daughter suffers from cerebral palsy. Jones told deputies he has complained to school officials before, but nothing had been done about the alleged attacks on his daughter.

Has your child been bullied? How did you handle it? Do you have any advice for parents who might be in the same situation?