West Bend man arrested after punching coach at school basketball game

West Bend man arrested after punching coach at school basketball game

WEST BEND, Wis. (CBS 58) — A 60-year-old man was taken into custody after assaulting a 62-year-old basketball coach at Badger Middle School on Tuesday, Dec. 5, a little after 6 p.m.

Officials from West Bend PD say that the altercation took place at the conclusion of an 8th grade boys’ basketball game, when the suspect reportedly confronted the coach regarding his son’s playing time.

Police say the man then punched the coach in the face. Officers then apprehended the individual. He faces charges of Battery to a School Employee and Disorderly Conduct.

The West Bend Police Dept. noted in their press release that they have a zero-tolerance policy towards violence or threats of violence in school settings.

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