LSU Football Fan Mugged in Restroom UPDATE: Arrest Made
UPDATE: Per FOX8 New Orleans' report, an arrest has been made in this incident.
Gary Rames Walker, a 19-year-old from Baton Rouge, was arrested and charged with second-degree robbery.
A spokesperson from LSU, Ernie Ballard, told WAFB that the man who was arrested was part of the cleaning crew that was contracted to clean around the stadium.
The Louisiana State University Police Department is investigating an incident that occurred on Saturday night inside Tiger Stadium that sent an elderly man to a local hospital.
According to a Facebook post by the victim's daughter-in-law, the man was in a bathroom shortly after the game started against South Carolina. She said he was attacked from behind and robbed at the urinal in the bathrooms near the south end zone.
She said the attacker was posing as a stadium employee, sweeping the bathroom floor. The man was alone in the restroom when the attacker locked the door and hit him several times in the head. The attacker then stole the victim's wallet.
The victim has a concussion, according to the Facebook post.
LSU police are investigating the incident, according to LSU spokesperson Ernie Ballard. No arrests have been made yet in the case.
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