Pittman arrested, released on bond
BATON ROUGE, La. -- An LSU football player has been booked on second-degree battery charges after allegedly punching a man in the face at a bar near the university, police said.
Junior defensive end Benjamin Chase Pittman, 22, was released Thursday after posting a $5,000 bond. Police found a man outside the bar early Thursday with his eye swollen shut, said Sgt. Don Kelly, a police spokesman. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Pittman was not on the scene when officers ...
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