Kentucky sheriff accused of punching woman at highschool basketball sport

An Jap Kentucky sheriff has been arrested after being accused of hitting a lady throughout a struggle at a highschool basketball sport.

An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday by Perry County District Courtroom for Brent Lynch, sheriff of Owsley County and a member of the Owsley County Excessive Faculty ladies basketball staff teaching workers. Lynch was charged with fourth-degree assault, based on a Kentucky State Police launch, and was taken into custody Thursday in Lee County.

The struggle occurred final Friday in a sport between Perry County Central and host Owsley County. Native TV station LEX-18 obtained video footage of the struggle, which started after gamers on opposing groups had been chasing a unfastened ball in the course of the third quarter of the sport. At one level it exhibits a person run from off the display screen into the scrum and later head towards the gymnasium ground’s exit.

The Owsley County Sheriff’s Workplace didn’t reply to a request for remark Wednesday afternoon.

Owsley County is about an 85-mile drive southeast of Lexington. Perry County is additional southeast and is dwelling to the city of Hazard.

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This text initially appeared on Louisville Courier Journal: Kentucky sheriff beneath investigation over highschool basketball struggle