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Kernersville man facing charges after assaulting school basketball coach

Police said the incident happened at East Forsyth High School around 5:00 p.m.
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KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — A Kernersville man is facing charges after assaulting a school basketball coach.

Kernersville police responded to a call at East Forsyth High School on Tuesday around 5:00 p.m. in response to an assault involving Terry Hairston II, 51, and the head coach of the women's basketball team during the team's practice.

Hairston was later arrested. He is being charged with communicating threats, assault on school employee, disorderly conduct, injury to personal property, and second degree trespass. His bond is set for $5,000.

Principal Rusty Hall of East Forsyth High released the following statement: 

I want to assure you that the school is aware of this issue and are working to navigate what happened during the altercation and hold those involved accountable. We do not tolerate violence of any kind on our campus at any time.

School officials have said Hairston has been banned from all WS/FCS properties.

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