Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen was knocked to the bottom in an assault exterior his Florida resort on Monday (13.03.23)
Allen, 59, was in Fort Lauderdale with the band for a present with Motley Crue and was attacked as he stood exterior the 4 Seasons Resort smoking a cigarette with police revealing the musician suffered a harm when his head hit the ground.
A police report which was launched on Thursday (16.03.23) acknowledged that Allen was struck by a person who lunged at him in a “full run” and “knocked him backwards”.
A girl who got here to assist Allen – who misplaced her left arm in a automobile accident in 1984 – was additionally pushed to the bottom and attacked. The report states that the unnamed lady tried to flee by working again to the resort, however she was grabbed by the hair and dragged again out onto the road.
Fort Lauderdale Police Division officers later arrested 19-year-old Max Edward Hartley of Ohio, who was visiting Florida for spring break. Hartley was charged with two counts of battery, 4 counts of felony and one rely of abuse of an aged or disabled grownup.
Hartley has since been launched on bail.
The police report states that Allen cooperated with officers and gave a full affidavit in regards to the incident.
Allen had carried out with Def Leppard on the Seminole Exhausting Rock Resort and On line casino on Sunday (3/12/23), the evening earlier than the assault. The band is at present on a world tour with Motley Crue.