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Punch lands Rosemount student in trouble

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Rosemount Minnesota P.O. Box 192 / 312 Oak St. 55024

A pre-Thanksgiving fight during gym class likely left one Rosemount student with an obstacle to eating turkey. It could land another student in some legal trouble.

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The fight occurred as the students played football in gym class Nov. 20. According to witnesses, 18-year-old Jeremy Johnson got mad when another student shoved him. He punched that student in the face, knocking out two of his teeth and possibly damaging his gums.

According to a complaint filed this week in the Dakota County Attorney's office Johnson admitted throwing the punch.

If convicted on a felony charge of third degree assault Johnson could face up to five years in jail and fines of up to $10,000.

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