(KANNAPOLIS, N.C.) — A North Carolina man has been charged with assault after he charged onto the mat at a high college wrestling match and tackled his son’s opponent.
Barry Lee Jones, of Harrisburg, became as soon as charged with simple assault and disorderly habits on Saturday, in step with Kannapolis Police Department records. He’s accused of assaulting a Southeast Guilford High College pupil who became as soon as facing off in opposition to his son, a pupil at Hickory Ridge High College, a police department assertion obtained by info retailers stated.
Videofrom the match exhibits the opponent lifting Jones’ son and losing him head-first to the mat before Jones rushes in and tackles the dinky one. The referee had signaled that the Southeast Guilford athlete’s transfer became as soon as unlawful, in step with the North Carolina High College Athletic Association.
Neither pupil became as soon as seriously injured, police stated.
Hickory Ridge Wrestling Body of workers folk apologized to Southeast Guilford wrestlers and directors in aFacebook post, announcing the parent’s “inconceivable” actions left them “in shock, apprehension and disbelief.” Directors from Hickory Ridge haven’t publicly commented.
The Guilford County Colleges’ superintendent, in an interview withWGHP-TV, thanked the folk who apologized for the “miserable” incident.
“It correct exhibits a society that I indubitably feel in most cases we’re correct losing all decorum,” Superintendent Sharon Contreras stated.