Missouri player charged with assault
PLATTE CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri high school football player was charged Tuesday with assault for allegedly ripping off another player's helmet during a game and hitting him in the head with it, giving him a concussion.
Colin W. Byrd, a 17-year-old center for Platte County R-3 High School, is charged with misdemeanor assault for the incident that occurred Oct. 18 during a game against Winnetonka High School, Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd said.
Byrd's lawyer, Anthony Bologna, ...
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