Police: Middle school wrestling coach slammed teen into wall, pointed gun

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Middle school wrestling coach faces assault charges. Rick Williams reports during Action News at 4:30 p.m. on December 24, 2018.

A middle school wrestling coach in Delaware is facing assault and concealed weapons charges.

Police say 36-year-old James McNeil got into an argument with a 13-year-old during a practice at W.T. Chipman Middle School in Harrington on December 5.

Police say, during the argument in a restroom, McNeil pointed a gun at the victim and slammed the victim into a wall.

Harrington police charged McNeil with Aggravated Menacing, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon A Firearm and Assault Third Degree.

At the time of his arrest, McNeil was employed as a Correctional Officer for the State of Delaware.

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