By Stephanie Ballesteros

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.

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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.

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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.

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Tornetta was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and related charges.

Stephanie Ballesteros