CLEVELAND — Disturbing video circulating on social media shows a man wearing Cleveland gear punch and knock out a man in Cubs gear after Game 7 of the World Series.
The video was tweeted by user Chris Vallimont. According to Cleveland police reports, officers were flagged down to reports of a “male down.”
The victim, a 36-year-old man from Illinois, said he was involved in a verbal argument with an unknown man after the World Series game, according to WJW.
Warning: The video is graphic.
The victim said the suspect punched him in the face and that he was briefly knocked out. He said he didn’t want to file a report and at first refused medical treatment.
He later was taken to the hospital for treatment. He had a cut to his mouth and a head injury, reports state.
Investigators have reached out to the man, but he has not communicated further with police.