NFL Investigating Horrific Panthers Fan Assault

Oct 17, 2017, 00:44
NFL Investigating Horrific Panthers Fan Assault

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police issued an arrest warrant for 26-year-old Kyle Adam Maraghy in connection with the assault.

Maraghy has been charged with simple assault and will appear in court on Monday. He is being taken to the Mecklenburg County Jail.

The attorney for Kyle Adam Maraghy-the man arrested for punching another fan during Thursday night's game between the Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles-said Friday that the victim threatened his client before the altercation.

The clip shows Maraghy, wearing a Cam Newton jersey, turn around and confront an older fan seated behind him, wearing a white T-shirt.

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The victim was accompanied by Gene Sherba, an Eagles fan from Mount Laurel who was attending the game with his college friend and Panthers fan, CBS Philly reported.

Warren Carrigan, who shot the video, wrote in the caption that the older man complained to the couple for standing throughout the game - blocking his view. It was posted on Instagram by user "odubco".

The video shows Maraghy eventually turning around and punching the man sitting behind him in the face.

"We have reviewed video tape of the incident and have identified the perpetrator".

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The Panthers responded with a news release saying they "are committed to a fan-friendly and family-friendly stadium experience".

The victim is a 62 year-old man.

NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said on a conference call Friday morning that the league was aware of the incident and in contact with Panthers security.

Carrigan said the aggressor was seated in section 541 row 24 seat 10.

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The punches immediately bloodied the seated fan's face before others stepped in to stop Maraghy, who left before security arrived.

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