Dad arrested after tackling high school athlete at wrestling tournament
WGHP / Kannapolis Police
Barry Lee Jones (right) was arrested and charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct.

via WGHP:

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (WGHP) -- A father was arrested and is charged with simple assault after he rushed and tackled a high school student-athlete during a wrestling match, according to a Kannapolis Police Department news release.

Barry Lee Jones was arrested and charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct.

The student-athlete he tackled was from Southeast Guilford High School and was wrestling Jones' son, who is a student from Hickory Ridge High School, the release says.

The SGHS student-athlete was reportedly not injured.

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