Lawsuit alleges Antonio Brown threw furniture from 14th floor, almost hit toddler

09 October, 2018, 21:28 | Author: Suzanne Horton
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is reportedly being sued for almost killing a 22-month old child during a fit of furniture-throwing rage back in April.

Brown, 30, was named in a civil lawsuit filed by Ophir Sternberg, who claims his son was walking around the pool at an upscale apartment complex with his grandfather when "large objects started to fall from the building many floors above them", TMZ Sports reports. "The falling objects included two very large vases, estimated to be over three feet each, as well as a large, heavy ottoman and other pieces of furniture", according to the suit. Sternberg said in the lawsuit that Brown was "extremely agitated, acting aggressively, and yelling at security personnel when [police] arrived to the scene".

Following the incident, police were called and it was determined the items came from Brown's apartment. "Mr". Nevertheless, this is something we will keep a close eye on. According to the lawsuit, footage of the incident does exist.

Brown, according to the suit, allegedly caused extensive damage to the room in a fit of rage and threw the objects over the balcony.


Sternberg claims his son has been left traumatized and now suffers from nightmares.

He has until October 11, to respond to the lawsuit. "I know nothing about it", Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said during his weekly news conference Tuesday.

The Post-Gazette noted that neither Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, nor the Steelers had a comment on the lawsuit.

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