Sucker punched by 26 year-old at Carolina Panthers game

Posted at 11:04 AM, Oct 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-14 14:05:30-04

Charlotte, N.C. (KGTV) - At Thursday night's Eagles-Panthers game, an altercation between a couple stadium-goers left one man bleeding and the other in jail.

26-year-old Kyle Maraghy can be seen sucker punching the 62-year-old man sitting behind him during the game in the upper deck seats of Bank of America stadium.

You can view the video here, viewer discretion is advised, graphic material.

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According to an Instagram user, odubco, Kyle and his girlfriend stood during the game and the victim, "took offense to the couple never sitting down and obstructing his view."

After an exchange of vulgarities between Kyle and the victim during the game, tensions escalated to the cheap shot to the face after a mother and child sitting in between the rows of the two parties left.

The NFL is working with Carolina Panthers security after the video surfaced from Thursday night's game.

It is not clear the extent of the injuries from the incident.

Maraghy has been charged with simple assault and will appear in court on Monday.