Man arrested after ACC Championship fight video goes viral

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By: Associated Press
December 4, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Charlotte police have made an arrest after a video of a fight in the stands of the ACC Championship football game went viral on social media.

Video from a bystander posted on Facebook shows multiple people throwing punches in the crowded stands. One man appears to be thrown from one row into another, emerging with blood on his face. The video can be found at the bottom of this page.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department spokesman Keith Trietley said stadium officials notified police about the disturbance. Officers determined 22-year-old Fletcher of Rogersville, Tennessee, was a primary aggressor and arrested him.

Jail records show Fletcher was charged with assault and battery, He was released on bond early Sunday.

Clemson beat Miami 38-3 in the game Saturday night.

*WARNING: The video is unedited and contains violence and blood. It may not be suitable for all viewers*



 
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