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Three CREC Students Charged With Assaulting Assistant Football Coach

Three CREC Students Charged With Assaulting Assistant Football Coach

Three teenagers face assault charges after beating and kicking an assistant football coach for the Capitol Region Education Council’s high school football team, according to police.

The assault, which was captured on surveillance video, followed a Nov. 16 potluck dinner for the CREC Colts football team members at the CREC Public Safety Academy at 1617 King St., Enfield police Chief Carl Sferrazza said Tuesday.

The teens are students at CREC schools, Sferrazza said. One is 14 and from Hartford; the other two are 15 and from Hartford and Vernon, he said.

The three play for the CREC Colts football team, which is made up of students from each of the CREC school system’s four...

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