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Deion Sanders

I'm Not Done Fighting

In Assault Case

11/1/2013 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Deion Sanders will get a slap on the wrist ... for the violent physical confrontation he had earlier this month with a school official in Dallas ... TMZ has learned ... but Deion tells us his fight for justice isn't over.

According to police documents obtained by TMZ ... Sanders was given a Class C citation for misdemeanor assault -- the lowest level of misdemeanor that carries no jail time but is punishable by a fine of up to $500.

As we've reported ... Deion locked horns with Prime Prep Academy official Kevin Jefferson during a heated faculty meeting. Sanders -- who co-founded the school -- insists he never assaulted the guy but admits there was a confrontation.

In his statement to police ... Jefferson says Sanders got in his face and  "grabbed [him] by the collar and pushed him into the wall hurting the right side of his back" ... before other staff members stepped in to stop the fight. 

According to Dallas PD ... Deion now has two choices -- he can either pay the fine – or contest the assault citation in Dallas City Court.

Deion is choosing door number two. He tells TMZ, "I'm glad to go to court with several teachers who witnessed the non-assault."

He added: "I wish Mr. Jefferson well in his paper chase. I will continue to support our teachers, students and parents to ensure academic and personal success at Prime Prep."

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11 COMMENTS

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Dead account Delete at will    

Deion go pull up a chair in group next to Chrissy. You need to learn you cant grab and push people around when you feel like it. Even when you co found the place you still cant be a *******. Grow up, pay the fine and be done with it.

320 days ago
2.

Truth    

DAAAAMN, NOT ONLY DOES HE SUCK AS AN NFL COMMENTATOR BUT SUCKS MORE IN REAL LIFE. I SEE WHERE THE INSPIRATION COMES FROM.. #TRUTH!!

320 days ago
3.

Kamala_Loves_You    

He's innocent. Have you ever seen him try and tackle someone? He can't assualt anyone. P.S. the REDSKINS want their money back!

320 days ago
4.

oink    

pathetic loser

320 days ago
5.

laffnbear    

Another ex-athlete being violent and then crying about "justice."
So sad, when will folks learn violence is not a cure for anything?

320 days ago
6.

Sam    

This guy is a fake and a jackass!

320 days ago
7.

ragu4u    

Fight like you did with old Tim McCarver. Dump ice-water on em...several times, you punk!

320 days ago
8.

KicksandGiggles    

Aw, isn't this tweet??? He finally found a camera. Did his ears get injured in the fight? Thats why he has the chimp thing still going on. Pay your fine Deion, maybe you can get on court camera.

320 days ago
9.

Kelly    

Funnily enough I never heard of a normal person going to a meeting at a school office and ended up throwing punches. Clearly a mentally ill thug. Too bad he's on the loose.

320 days ago
10.

Mr. Pukey    

What are you going to do neon?? Cry to the press like always about how unfair you were treated? You are a punk and a loser but mostly a crybaby. Go back under your rock.

320 days ago
11.

T.C. Mits    

Of course he'll be able to get a few teachers to testify on his behalf. Hell, he FOUNDED the school. This washed up fake should've killed himself back in the day.

320 days ago

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