MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 49-year-old Shoreview, Minn. man is now charged with disorderly conduct for shoving an 11-year-old boy at a community pool.
The incident happened at the Shoreview Community Center in September last year.READ MORE: D'Angelo Russell's 35 Points Boost Wolves To 121-120 Win Over 76ers In 2OT
According to the criminal complaint, the 11-year-old boy threw a ball that hit Robert Jablonski. The boy reportedly said he was sorry.
But, the complaint says Jablonski swam after him, grabbed his leg and slammed him onto the edge of the pool, injuring the child.READ MORE: Supply And Drought Issues Impacting Christmas Tree Prices
Witnesses told authorities Jablonski began lecturing the boy using profanities. He then got out of the pool and began swearing at others. At that time, a lifeguard at the pool called for help.
When multiple lifeguards approached Jablonski, the complaint states he jumped into the pool and swam away.MORE NEWS: USA Love List
If convicted, Jablonski could face a maximum penalty of 90 days in prison and/or up to $1,000 in fines.