He says he will still remain in charge during this break.
It's believed a large great white bit both of the boy's leg in the attack.
The driver was granted bail but must follow strict conditions.
"You continued to inflict physical injury on and harm on someone who was protecting the community."
It follows a number of similar incidents in 2018.
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The care home said in a statement the request was due to 'human error'
Sean Finnerty recently learned he had Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma.
"My family has absolutely no idea what I've just done and I'm about to get their reaction."