Kenny Chesney’s dad accused of assaulting man with golf club in east Tenn.

Courtesy: WATE/Claiborne County Sheriff's Office

TAZEWELL (WATE) – The father of country superstar Kenny Chesney was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly assaulting another man with a golf club.

Dave Chesney is charged with aggravated assault and vandalism under $500. He was arrested around 1:30 p.m. at an address on Tournament Drive in Tazewell and taken to the Claiborne County Jail.

According to an incident report from the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office, Chesney is accused of punching a 32-year-old man on the right side of the face with his fist and hitting him in the left arm with a golf club.

Chesney is also accused of knocking the victim’s sunglasses off his face and stomping them with his foot.

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