ATLANTA (AP) -- A Turner Field security guard is expected back at
work tomorrow after being injured while tackling a man who ran on
the field during an Atlanta Braves' game.
The Braves said 34-year-old Josh Garner landed on his head trying to apprehend the man during the ninth inning of Atlanta's 7-1 victory over Washington last night.
Garner remained on his back for about 10 minutes before getting up on his own and walking to a cart, which carried him off. He was taken to Grady Hospital for treatment of a possible concussion and released.
The team said Garner had a scheduled off day today, but he is expected to be at work for the final game of the weekend series.
Twenty-two-year-old Carl Chapman of suburban Alpharetta was wrestled down by several other guards and taken off the field in handcuffs. Police said he was charged with simple battery and