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Henrico School Board member's assault charge dismissed

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – A Henrico County School Board member charged with assault earlier this year has had the charge dismissed. 

Roscoe Dennis Cooper had been charged with misdemeanor assault after an incident earlier this year. In court Tuesday, the judge dismissed the charge, saying Cooper was not the “primary aggressor” involved in the incident. 

Cooper told 8News after the hearing that he was the victim in the case and is grateful to be exonerated. 

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