Larrisha Richards assaults cheer coach during competition after argument about her son


28-year-old Larrisha Brineke Richards had an altercation with a cheer coach, Kynedi Cole, during a cheer competition at Kate Bond Elementary School on March 3rd. Cole notified the principal, stating that she was approached by a parent, later identified as Richards, who wanted to know why she had Richard’s son in the camera view on a video chat call. When Cole assured Richards her son was not in the video, Richards started pushing Cole’s face with her finger, sparking a fight. On March 27th, the principal told Cole to report the incident to the police, who reviewed the footage, showing Richards initiating the scuffle and Cole defending herself. On April 12th, Cole identified Richards in a six-person lineup. A warrant was issued for her arrest on April 29th. Richards was taken into custody for assault on May 20th.


Larrisha Brineke Richards Willow Hill Cove Memphis, TN, was booked into the Shelby County Jail on May 20th, charged with simple assault. She was released on her own recognizance.

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