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NY police arrest fan who attacked wrestler at WWE event

/ 06:21 PM April 07, 2019
Bret Hart

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NEW YORK — Bret “The Hitman” Hart is OK after the famous wrestler was tackled by a spectator while he was giving a speech during the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony at Barclays Center.

The man was promptly subdued by several people who came to Hart’s defense on Saturday night.

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A law enforcement official told The Associated Press a 26-year-old man was in custody and facing criminal charges. The official was not authorized to discuss to the case and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Several shocked onlookers posted footage of the incident online.

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The induction event resumed after the fan was taken into custody.

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