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Mendon man arrested following disruption at Unity School board meeting

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MENDON, Ill. (WGEM) -- A Mendon, Illinois, man was arrested Wednesday night for aggravated battery and disorderly conduct following a disruption at a Mendon Board of Education meeting at Unity High School, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Rich Wagner reported Thursday that Alex Felde, 30, had been removed from the board meeting and had been involved in some type of physical altercation at the school.

Sheriff Wagner stated school officials attempted to escort Felde out of the meeting when he struck one of them before leaving the school.

Deputies located Felde a short time later at his home where they said he was taken into custody.

Sheriff Wagner said the incident is still under investigation.

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