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Coach files lawsuit against former Congressman Pickering

MADISON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A Madison youth soccer coach files a lawsuit against a former Mississippi Congressman the complaint was filed in Hinds County court on Wednesday.

In it, Coach Christopher Hester claims to have been grabbed out of his vehicle, punched and thrown to the ground, causing him to suffer physical and emotional injuries.

The altercation took place December 6, of last year at Liberty Park following a youth soccer game. Both men filed simple assault charges against each other, but then agreed to withdraw the charges so the children who witnessed the incident wouldn't have to testify.

No amount for damages was stated on Hester's complaint.

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