Dunbar player charged with assault of football official

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

WATCH: Referee head-butted by helmeted high school footballer

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

The Dunbar High School football player who is shown head-butting a game official Aug. 31 is facing juvenile criminal charges.

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Montgomery County Prosecutor’s spokesman Greg Flannagan said Thursday that one count of felonious assault causing serious physical harm, a second-degree felony, has been filed in Montgomery County juvenile court against the 17-year-old.

Flannagan said the charges were just filed in the past few days, and no court date has been set for his next appearance.

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