Bears Chairman George McCaskey Pushed by Saints Fan

Richard Kohnke, 58, from New Orleans, was charged with simple battery for pushing someone, police said

George-McCaskey

Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey was pushed by a New Orleans Saints fan during Monday night’s game at Soldier Field, the Chicago Bears said Tuesday.

Police said the incident took place around 10 p.m. Monday night when officers were called to the stadium for an altercation.

McCaskey was pushed in the back by a Saints fan and that fan was then tackled by a Bears fan, according to Vice President of Communications for the Bears, Scott Hagel. Hagel said security then arrived and the fan was ejected from the stadium.

Richard Kohnke, 58, from New Orleans, was charged with simple battery for pushing someone, police said.

The Bears lost to the Saints Monday 31-15.

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