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Kentucky State Police investigate fight during a high school basketball game at Perry Central

From Kentucky State Police -

On Friday, December 3, 2021, Troopers with Kentucky State Police, Post 13, Hazard, responded to Perry County Central High School in regards to an assault complaint that occurred during a girls’ high school basketball game. An arrest warrant for Brent Lynch was issued by Perry County District Court on December 7, 2021. The warrant is for Assault 4th Degree.

During an altercation between players during the game, it is alleged Mr. Lynch, who is also part of the coaching staff for Owsley County High School, assaulted a juvenile female.

Troopers are currently attempting to locate Lynch and serve the active arrest warrant. Lynch is also the current elected sheriff of Owsley County.

This incident remains under investigation by Trooper Adam Baker.

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