Assault Charges in Westwood NJA Closter NJ man has been charged with assault after he reportedly attacked a teen during a youth football game in Westwood, New Jersey.

The violent incident allegedly happened at Ketler Field on the Westwood Middle School campus in Westwood, New Jersey.

The suspect is a 50-year-old man who lives in Closter in Bergen County, NJ. He allegedly got angry when his son was changed from the quarterback position in the middle of a flag football game.

The victim, a 16-year-old boy, is a volunteer coach for a team in the peewee football league. When he called for the suspect’s son to be taken out of the game, the suspect reportedly became so enraged that he put the underage coach in a chokehold.

Prosecutors later opted to file criminal charges against the suspect for simple assault and disorderly conduct.

For further information about this case, read the article, “Family Banned for Life from Football League After Dad’s Alleged Attack on Teen Coach.”