Police: Player beaten with bat during Antioch soccer match

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police have arrested a 23-year-old man accused of beating another man in front of his son during a soccer match in Antioch.

The charges against Deo Subba stem from an incident the night of August 21.

According to an arrest warrant, the victim was playing soccer on a team with his son at a Metro park on Blue Hole Road. Subba was on the opposing team, the paperwork states.

Deo Subba
Deo Subba (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

The victim’s team was winning, so Subba reportedly started playing more aggressively.

When the victim asked Subba to calm down, calling it a “friendly game,” police said Subba walked to his car in the parking lot, grabbed an alumnium bat and beat the victim, who suffered a dislocated shoulder and bruised ribs.

Subba was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Metro jail on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was released on a $30,000 bond.

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