Equipment manager arrested for hitting player after game

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WYMT) - A Middlesboro football team staff member was arrested and taken to the Clay County Detention Center Friday evening.

Middlesboro High School football team's equipment manager Wilford Shell, 61, was charged with Assault fourth degree (minor injury).

Clay County Sheriff Kevin Johnson told WYMT that Shell struck a football player on the Clay County team after the game between Clay County and Middlesboro. Clay County won that game in overtime 30-29.

The sheriff's office is continuing to investigate the incident.

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