AUDUBON, Pa. (CBS) — A golf course worker has filed a defamation lawsuit against Pennsylvania state Sen. Anthony Williams. The suit stems from a fight caught on camera in November at the Club at Shannondell in Audubon.
An aide and relative to the state senator, Jonathan Williams, punched the course worker, Hunter Wagner.READ MORE: Jalen Hurts, Eagles No Match For Cowboys In 41-21 Loss In Dallas
The punches came after the state senator and Williams complained about the pace of play and asked for a refund, which they were not given.READ MORE: Philadelphia School District Superintendent Dr. William Hite Will Not Seek Contract Renewal After School Year
State Sen. Williams later said the worker used a racial slur.
The suit accuses the state senator of making that story up because he was concerned about bad press from the incident.MORE NEWS: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Large Group Of Noisy Dirt Bikes, ATVs Take Over Radnor Streets
Eyewitness News reached out to Williams for comment.