By Kristen Johanson
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating an incident of a man flying a drone over Citizen’s Bank Park during Sunday’s Phillies game.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
Around the 6th inning, security officials noticed and notified police, who quickly apprehended the man.
Director of Security for the Phillies Sal DeAngelis says there is a national law against flying anything near the ballpark:READ MORE: Vibrant Colors Taking Over From Appalachian Mountains Across Southeastern Pennsylvania As Fall Foliage Nears Peak
“You can’t fly anything over a stadium lower than 3,000 feet or within three nautical miles and that’s been in place since 9/11.”
Police then turned the investigation over to the FAA. DeAngelis says the man claimed he was trying to capture pictures and videos of the game:
“We don’t know what his intent is beyond that, if it is just to take pictures or if the intent is to do harm to anyone as well.”MORE NEWS: Onions Linked To Salmonella Outbreak In 37 States, Including Pennsylvania, New Jersey
No charges have been filed.