Youth Baseball Coach, Son Punched by Dad in Player-Coach Altercation
By Jon Shanks
Jul 12, 2010
A youth baseball coach is in trouble with authorities for punching one of his players with a closed fist after the baseball player was tossed from the game for throwing his helmet.
Adding to the problem of a coach punching a player, this one just happened to be the coaches son and was only nine-years old!
MSNBC News reports the coach is "facing a simple assault charge for allegedly hitting his 9-year-old son after the boy was ejected from a game."
Police have charged Ray Boudreau of suburban Harrisburg after he allegedly struck his son twice in the face with a closed fist at Monday's game. According to CBS his lawyer admits the dad handled the situation poorly, but claims he hit his son on the back.
An officer says he observed redness on the boy's face. The coach spent last Monday night in jail.
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