A Mineral County man who's charged with assault of a minor for slamming a child to the ground during the national anthem in Superior entered a not guilty plea on Wednesday morning.
Witnesses had previously told MTN News that Curt Brockway grabbed, picked up and slammed a 13-year-old boy to the ground because he did not remove his hat during the national anthem at the Mineral County Fairgrounds.
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The child was flown to Spokane after receiving temporal skull fractures in the incident and is back home recovering.
Brockway was arrested on Aug. 3 and made his initial court appearance on Aug. 5 in Mineral County.
The state had requested his bond be set to $100,000, however the judge ruled Brockway can be released on his own recognizance.
This is not Brockway’s first run in with police. He pleaded guilty to an assault with a weapon charge that occurred in 2011.
We will full coverage of Wednesday's hearing during the 5:30 News.