ST. JOSEPH — A trial date has been set for a former Benton Harbor Boys & Girls Clubs employee who is accused of assaulting a St. Joseph High School student.

Chris Glisson, 51 at the time, was charged March 4, 2020, with assault by strangulation in an incident alleged to have occurred in late February 2020 against Steven Meridy Jr., an 18-year-old high school senior at the time. Glisson, who was the site coordinator for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor, was subsequently fired.

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