Parent, coach arrested after fight at wrestling match


Credit: Union County Sheriff’s Office
(L) John Scott Dickson; (R) Kenneth Anthony Kelly

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UNION COUNTY, N.C. – A parent and a coach were arrested after a wrestling match at a middle school Saturday.

The brawl happened at Cuthbertson Middle School in Waxhaw.

According to WCNC, a coach from Porter Ridge Middle School, John Dickson, and a parent from Marvin Ridge, Kenneth Kelly, were arrested after a fight broke out Saturday night.

Police say the coach approached a parent while he was in his car and the parent pulled out a knife.

Kelly is charged with pulling a knife out in the altercation. Officials say he didn’t use the weapon.

The coach, Dickson, from Porter Ridge Middle is charged with assault.

Source: WCNC

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