30 December 2011
The Ledger

The family of a Kathleen High School football player has retained a Tampa-based lawyer to investigate accusations the school's head football coach, Irving Strickland, abused his authority in twisting a teen's nipple to the point of bruising.

A letter delivered this week by the high school senior's lawyer to the Polk County School Board requested all available documents about the pinching, and the internal investigation into the coach accused of doing it.

The records request comes more than three months after Devarus Robinson, 19, reported Strickland twisted his nipple as punishment for cursing, and then again after Robinson asked for football equipment. In the letter written by Tampa attorney Warren Hope Dawson, the Sept. 23 twisting was described using a riot of adjectives, including "painful," "insulting," and "criminal."

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