Man to face charges after fight on football field - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Man to face charges after fight on football field

MALDEN, MO (KFVS) - The Malden, Missouri Police Department says a man was arrested and released after an on field fight at the Caruthersville/Malden Class 2 District 1 Championship Game on Friday night.

Formal charges are pending for trespassing and assault.

Police say a Caruthersville football fan came out of the stands and got involved in the fight on the field.

Caruthersville Athletic director Stacy Bradshaw tells Heartland Sports that during one of the plays a couple of the players got tangled up and it got out of hand.

Bradshaw says five Caruthersville players were ejected during the game, and two Malden players were ejected.

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