Man charged over on-pitch attack on Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp

The Guardian says police investigating an alleged on-pitch attack on Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp have charged a 30-year-old man with assault.

Man charged over on-pitch attack on Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp

The Guardian says police investigating an alleged on-pitch attack on Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp have charged a 30-year-old man with assault.

Robert Biggs, of Derbyshire, has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and going on to the playing area at a football match, Nottinghamshire police said.

Sharp was knocked to the ground near the touchline at the City Ground at the end of the Championship play-off semi-final against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.

An extensive police investigation was quickly launched after the incident which left the player requiring medical treatment.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/may/19/billy-sharp-attack-sheffield-united-city-ground-man-charged

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