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Mizzou student charged with assault, accused of breaking man’s jaw

A University of Missouri student has been charged with assault after he was accused of punching another student.

According to the probable cause statement, the victim was in the emergency room when police met with him.

The victim told officers that the assault happened at the Delta Upsilon Greek House in the 700 block of Tiger Avenue. ABC17 previously reported the fraternity is on a self-imposed suspension and another fraternity is believed to have moved into the residence.

Police said Benjamin Hellon was angry about a girl that had kissed one of the victim’s fraternity brothers.

The victim told officers that Hellon started yelling and punched him in the jaw before running away.

Police said the victim had a broken jaw and was missing a tooth.

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