PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A man was arrested Sunday during an Eagles tailgate after he allegedly hit a Pennsylvania State Police Corporal and his horse.
It happened outside the Lincoln Financial Field in the 1000 block of Pattison Avenue, just after 3 p.m.READ MORE: Dr. Jill Biden To Visit COVID Vaccination Clinic At CHOP On Friday
Authorities say a Pennsylvania State Police Corporal was attempting to disperse the crowd in lot M5 when a man, 19-year-old Andrew Tornetta, refused to leave.READ MORE: 21-Year-Old Killed In Road Rage Shooting On Roosevelt Boulevard, Police Say
The Corporal began to escort him away from the crowd, but he allegedly became combative and struck the officer’s horse twice. He allegedly then hit the Corporal in the face.MORE NEWS: North Philadelphia House Fire Sends 56-Year-Old To The Hospital
Tornetta was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and related charges.