Patch brought you the story of an 18-year-old Union Catholic High School baseball player who was assaulted by a Scotch Plains resident when he went to retrive a foul ball that had landed at the tree line bordering the assaulter's Dutch Lane property.
Scotch Plains Police Captain Brian Donnelly stated that Michael Bennett was charged with simple assault for this crime after he grabbed the victim by the neck and wrist, leaving scratch marks on the victim while shouting "get off my property."
Nearly 60 readers have commented on Patch's story, debating this issue. In this video, you will have the opportunity to hear what residents, councilman, and local employees around town have to say about the Union Catholic assault and what the school's neigbors have been dealing with for several years.
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