Father And Grown Son Arrested After Pokemon GO Fight 

A 71-year-old man and his adult son were arrested for allegedly assaulting another player, who they claimed had stolen their Gym and thrown a Gatorade bottle at their car.

Graphic: Niantic

The father, Robert Matteuzzi, tracked down the man and then allegedly chucked back the Gatorade bottle, hitting him in the face. All three men reportedly got in a fight.

According to St Louis Post-Dispatch, the incident was captured on video by a bystander. The paper described what unfolded:

A bystander took video of the encounter and caught Robert Matteuzzi holding the victim down while his son hit the victim's head and face several times, [Kirkwood Police Officer Matthew] Waggoner wrote. The victim suffered cuts to his face, a "traumatic" eye injury and a broken finger tip.

The elder Matteuzzi and his 31-year-old son Angelo Matteuzzi are now facing third-degree assault charges.

[Thanks, Patrick for the tip!]


Comments

    and a broken finger tip. "Lets see you tap on my gym now bitch!"
    In all seriousness thats pretty crazy, i mean its just a game guys cmon

      yeah but there's such a thing as common decency and respect.
      too many people get away with being cunts and that guy deserved the beating.

    Quick! Someone tell A Current Affair!

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    Considering how ridiculously easy it is to do gyms now, this is super pathetic.

    Three grown men act like children over an app.

    Their parents must be so proud.

    Casuals. Ingress is where the real drama is.

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