Saturday, 15 December, 2018

Antonio Brown almost killed toddler tossing furniture off balcony: lawsuit

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown runs during the first half of a game against the Baltimore Ravens Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown runs during the first half of a game against the Baltimore Ravens
Kristopher Love | 09 October, 2018, 21:29

According to court documents, Brown is accused of throwing furniture from the fourteenth story balcony of a Florida apartment building.

A civil lawsuit filed in Miami-Dade County, Florida, charges that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown threw several objects from a high condominium balcony, very almost hitting a man and his 22-month-old grandson. Sternberg is suing Brown on behalf of his son, Amnon Sternberg, who is named as the plaintiff in the lawsuit.

We reached out to Brown's agent for comment - but haven't heard back. Some of the items fell within "a mere foot or two" of them and could have severely injured or possibly killed them, the suit said.

The lawsuit claims surveillance footage shows the objects falling from the balcony and landing near the child and man, KDKA-TV reported.

Seeking damages for assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress, the lawsuit alleges Brown acted "without regard for human life" and claims the toddler now suffers night terrors thanks to trauma suffered during the incident. The suit further alleges that Brown was "extremely agitated, acting aggressively, and yelling at security personnel when the Sunny Isles police arrived to the scene".

TMZ Sports has obtained multiple police reports involving the Pittsburgh Steelers star - and it paints a picture of a man who was REALLY pissed off after returning to Florida after an 11-day trip.

The station also reports that a second lawsuit has been filed by the landlord regarding damage to Brown's unit and furniture inside.