Parent Faces Assault Charges

The parent of a Tyrone area junior high basketball player faces charges after allegedly assaulting a basketball coach. 42-year old Robert P. Zeiders is accused of injuring the coach during an argument about his son’s ineligibility and lack of time on the court. The incident occurred on February 7th. Zeiders reportedly left the scene when a witness told him that police had been contacted. He faces assault and harassment charges.