The activist who ran onto the sector and was summarily leveled by Rams defenders Bobby Wagner and Takk McKinley on “Monday Night Football” this week has filed a police report.
That’s according to TMZ, who confirmed with Santa Clara police that the report was filed.
Alex Taylor is an activist on behalf of the group Direct Action Everywhere. A fellow member of the group, Allison Fluty, tried to run onto the gridiron as nicely, however was tackled by safety earlier than reaching the enjoying discipline.
They sought to convey consideration to a trial through which two animal rights activists are facing charges for stealing two pigs from a factory farm in Utah in 2017.
The group known as the hit on the activist a “blatant assault.” He was carrying a machine that sprayed pink smoke, and allegedly suffered a burn on his arm.
“You don’t know what that fan got or what they’re doing,” Wagner mentioned after the sport, citing security considerations for stepping in and leveling the activist.
As of Wednesday afternoon, Wagner has not been charged with against the law within the incident.
Reporters from the sports activities enterprise outlet Sportico mentioned whether or not athletes who take out followers who run onto the sector might finally face civil legal responsibility from the incidents.
“I contend one day a jock is going to seriously hurt one of these knuckleheads and find him or herself facing a civil suit. Am I nuts?” Sportico’s editor-in-chief Scott Soshnick requested the outlet’s authorized analyst, Michael McCann.
“I think it’s possible an athlete tackling a fan who runs onto the field is going to really hurt that fan,” McCann answered. “The game ticket will say the fan assumes risks, but all risks and ‘that’ risk? And unless player is acting in self defense, are they authorized to act as a security guard?”