Harrison's Ma Charged with Assault
Steelers Star Harrison's Mom Charged in Ohio Brawl
Dec 11, 9:01 PM (ET)
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -Police in Ohio say the mother of Pittsburgh Steelers star James Harrison has been charged with assault following a brawl at a game-watching party in a community hall.
Akron police say 62-year-old Mildred Harrison was one of three people cited after the fight at a Veterans of Foreign Wars post Thursday.
Police say it's not clear why the party turned violent about 10 p.m., during Cleveland's 13-6 upset of division foe Pittsburgh.
Victims have told police they were pushed, punched and struck with beer bottles.
Harrison is due in Akron Municipal Court on Thursday. She declined to comment to the Akron Beacon-Journal when reached by telephone at her Akron home Friday.
James Harrison was the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year in 2008.
Note that this woman is 62 years old. All I have to say is give her a jersey...