VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Beach man attending a youth soccer tournament is facing an assault charge after he allegedly knocked a 14-year-old player to the ground and punched him in the face.

News outlets report that 38-year-old Jordan Lee Grinnell has been charged with misdemeanor assault and has been released on bond. He allegedly rushed from the sidelines to hit a boy who was involved in a scrap with his son during a game at the North American Sand Soccer Championship.

Witnesses tell news outlets that it took several adults to pull Grinnell off the teenager. The injured boy received several stitches at a local hospital.

Grinnell was led away in handcuffs. He’s expected to be arraigned on June 20.

Thousands of youngsters participated in the soccer tournament held in Virginia Beach.

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