Parent, Coach Arrested After Brawl At Wrestling Match

12:27 PM, Jan 14, 2014   |    comments
Credit: Union County Sheriff's Office (L) John Scott Dickson; (R) Kenneth Anthony Kelly via WCNC
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UNION COUNTY, N.C. (WCNC)- A parent and a coach were arrested after a wrestling match Saturday.

The brawl happened at Cuthbertson Middle School in Waxhaw.

One 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.

"Mr. Dickson had approached Mr. Kelly while he was in his car, and at which time Mr. Kelly pulled a knife out of his car," said Captain Ronnie Whitaker of the Union County Sheriff's Office.

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

Dickson from Porter Ridge Middle is charged with assault.

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