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Man arrested for allegedly grabbing officer at Louisville football game

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Paul Danner (Source: LMDC) Paul Danner (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - According to Louisville Metro Police, a man was arrested at the Louisville football game after trying to stop police from arresting his brother.

The police report states that 38-year-old Paul Danner's brother was involved in an altercation at Thursday's UofL game. Officers said they intervened and were escorting the brother down a ramp.

According to the arrest slip, Danner and several others attempted to pull the officer away. Danner allegedly grabbed the officer by the shoulders and held onto him while Danner's brother ran into the crowd. The officer then used his ECW to taser Danner in his side.

According to the officer, Danner had blood shot eyes and smelled heavily like alcohol. Danner is being charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct and public menacing.

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