Assistant Coach Accused of Punching 17-Year-Old

Christopher Lubben, 48, of Oradell and an assistant boys soccer coach at River Dell has been accused of punching a 17-year-old boy in the head

A River Dell alum and assistant boys soccer coach, Christopher Lubben, 48, of Oradell has been accused of simple assault stemming from an incident at Rite Aid this week when he alledgedly punched a 17-year-old boy in the head.

According to Detective Sgt. William Wicker, the incident was captured on the retail pharmacy's surveillance cameras and Lubben was identified by store patrons and the victim.

The 17-year-old sustained minor injuries. Lubben was charged with simple assault and has been released on his own recognizance pending a court hearing.

Lubben graduated River Dell in 1982 and has been a member of the boys varsity coaching staff since 1991. He is the owner of Golden Meat and Provisions in Oradell.

Follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter or subscribe to our free daily newsletter.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »