Teen Sentenced for Assaulting Teacher

A South Zanesville teenager is sentenced in court Monday for assaulting a teacher.

19-year-old Timothy Rushing received a six-month sentence in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court for assault on a teacher.

Rushing assaulted Foxfire teacher Patrick Murphy on May 18th.

Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered that the sentence run consecutive to another case in which Rushing admitted to robbery and vandalism charges, therefore Rushing will serve a total of 18 months in prison.

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