SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Santa Clara Police department says four people have been arrested on suspicion of felony assault in the beating of a Vikings fan outside Levi’s Stadium following the San Francisco 49ers’ 20-3 victory over Minnesota on Monday night. One was a season ticketholder.
Police said Friday the arrests were made late Thursday. When police arrived to the scene after the game all parties involved had left. But a video of the assault surfaced Tuesday morning on social media and helped lead to the arrests of Felix Chavira, 32, of Hollister; Juan Arias, 33, of Hollister; Eric Martinez, 30, of San Jose; and a 17-year-old female juvenile.READ MORE: Friends Remember Mack Motzko and Sam Schuneman, Killed In Orono Crash
The three men were taken to Santa Clara County Jail and the juvenile was issued a criminal citation and released to her parents, police said. The 49ers say one of the people was a season ticketholder but those tickets are being revoked.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Tornado Warnings Expire, But Severe Storms Still A Threat
The team said it “commends the Santa Clara Police Department for quickly identifying and apprehending the four alleged assailants involved in Monday night’s incident.”
Police said the 35-year-old victim wearing a Vikings jersey suffered non-life-threatening injuries, along with an 18-year-old security officer.MORE NEWS: Deputy Opens Fire During Struggle With Suspect Near Litchfield, Sheriff Says
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