CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers are investigating an incident in the stands from Thursday night’s activity from the Philadelphia Eagles, stating they have recognized a supporter that was caught on video clip sucker punching a further in the confront.
“We have reviewed video clip tape of the incident and have recognized the perpetrator,” stated a statement by Lance Emory, the Panthers’ govt director of danger administration. “We are performing with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Division to go after fees to the fullest extent of the law.”
The supporter that threw the punch was wearing a black No. 1 Cam Newton jersey. His punches drew blood from the confront of the supporter he struck.
“The Carolina Panthers are fully commited to a supporter-helpful and relatives-helpful stadium knowledge,” Emory stated in the statement. “The behavior exhibited by the perpetrator is unacceptable and will not be condoned at Lender of America Stadium.”
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy stated the league’s security division “evaluations all these types of incidents with a club.”