NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Connecticut man who ran onto the field during the Yankees game Tuesday night is now facing charges.
It happened during the sixth inning against the Phillies.READ MORE: NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Numerous stadium workers and officers were needed to hold the man down and escort him out.
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It took seven stadium workers/officers to keep this fan down after he ran on the field 😳 pic.twitter.com/XnMSeISG4z
— Max Goodman (@MaxTGoodman) July 21, 2021
Leonardo Lertora-Leiva, 25, has been charged with criminal trespass.
He was given a desk appearance ticket and released.
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A fan throws a ball at Alex Verdugo and he is not happy. The Red Sox all left the field pic.twitter.com/Z8GHRZd2oY
— Jomboy Media (@JomboyMedia) July 18, 2021
It’s just the latest incident of bad behavior at the stadium. Just last week, a fan was banned for life from all MLB games after hitting Red Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo with a baseball.