Eric Angle is in trouble with the law.
According to Action News 4 out of Pittsburgh, Eric, the brother of WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle, has been charged with simple assault following an incident at a junior wrestling event Saturday at Petersen Events Center. Charges were filed by University of Pittsburgh police.
According to witnesses, Eric picked up a wrestler by his neck and tossed him to the ground after the wrestler lost his match. You can view a video of the incident below.
There are some disgusting individuals around the sport of wrestling.— Eric Olanowski (@EricOlanowski) March 19, 2019
It’s sickening to see a coach pick a kid up by his throat and abuse him like this. pic.twitter.com/lEDXhE0kR8
Eric told Action News 4, "I should have just walked away and let him get thrown out. Instead, I'm the one who embarrassed myself even more."
Pittsburgh Junior Wrestling says it is cooperating with police in the investigation.