The 18-year-old brother of NBA player Sebastian Telfair was charged with assault after he had to be restrained by school agents from the school dean for allegedly beating him with an umbrella. The Brooklyn native, Cavon Telfair, was brought in to see the Lincoln High School dean Shawn O’Connor at 9:30am yesterday morning after he was said to have been spotted tossing rocks and bottles on Tuesday at faculty. The conversation took a turn for the worse resulting in the charges. Gothamist has the story:
An 18-year-old Brooklyn boy has been charged with assaulting his high school’s head dean with an umbrella yesterday. Cavon Telfair—who happens to be the brother of NBA player and Brooklyn basketball star Sebastian Telfair—has been accused of beating up Lincoln High School dean Shawn O’Connor with a black umbrella after O’Connor accused him of throwing rocks at the school faculty.
Cavon was called into see O’Connor, who is also the head coach for the school’s football team, around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. According to the News, Cavon had been spotted tossing rocks and bottles at faculty the day before. Their chat didn’t go so well, and school agents had to rush in to restrain the teen. Cavon was later hit with assault charges.
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