Coach Charged for Punching An Official

Police in McCracken County responded to an assault of an official at a sporting event on Saturday. Police say, a coach, who was identified as Kenyon Menifield got into an argument with one of the game’s officials. The suspect is facing a class A misdemeanor charge of first-offense assault of a sports official. Police also say the official then turned and walked away from the suspect. The suspect then punched the official causing him to lose consciousness along with other minor injuries. The suspect left the scene before police arrived, but he was later found and arrested. He was taken to the McCracken County Jail.

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