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2 jailed after running onto field during Super Bowl

David Wilson, Las Vegas Review-Journal on

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Two men were arrested Sunday after running onto the Allegiant Stadium field during the Super Bowl, according to police records.

Sebastian Rivera, 22, and Alex Gonzalez, 23, were booked into Clark County Detention Center on misdemeanor charges of prohibited conduct at an athletic event, jail logs showed.

The Metropolitan Police Department confirmed that Rivera and Gonzalez were the people arrested for running onto the field.

The men ran onto the field around 6:15 p.m. while the Kansas City Chiefs were on offense in the third quarter. Social media videos from fans and reporters in attendance showed security escorting a shirtless man off the field.

Rivera and Gonzalez were released from custody and are due in court on April 17.

 

Police spokesman Luis Vidal said four other people were arrested at or around Allegiant Stadium as part of the department’s Super Bowl operation.

The charges included grand larceny, battery on a public officer and obstruction. Two people were cited, one for trespassing and one for petty larceny.

Vidal said there were 56 medical incidents at the stadium with nine of those resulting in hospitalizations.

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