Felony Assault Charges Filed Against Lafayette Teen for Violent Water Polo Play

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A recent high school water polo tournament ended with one player facing felony assault charges. Contra Costa County prosecutors allege that a 15-year-old Acalanes High School athlete purposefully struck his opponent during a match, resulting in a broken nose. The case raises questions about violence in youth sports and how it should be handled by coaches, parents and schools.

Guests:

Jill Tucker, education writer, San Francisco Chronicle

Alan Milstein, attorney, Sherman Silverstein Attorneys at Law

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