Another Eagles fan arrested for punching police horse

PHILADELPHIA — On the field, the Eagles punched the Vikings in the mouth, and in the parking lot, a crazed Eagles fan allegedly did the same thing to a police horse. Again.

You read that right. For the second week in a row, a deranged Eagles fan was arrested for assaulting a four-legged officer.

Hours before kickoff, Andrew Tornetta, 19, of North Wales, Pa., allegedly scuffled with a state trooper and the horse he rode on in the Lincoln Financial Field parking lot. According to Philadelphia Police spokesman Jeff Chrusch, Tornetta was arrested around 3:15 p.m. and was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, and related charges.

A week ago, Taylor Hendricks, 22, was also arrested for slugging a police horse after he was thrown out of the Linc in the divisional round against the Falcons.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 21: Fans cheer as the Philadelphia Eagles play in the NFC Championship game against the Minnesota Vikings during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 21: Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrate running and marching on North Broad Street downtown near City Hall on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Supporters celebrated in the streets the 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 21:Brandon Brooks #79, Lane Johnson #65 and Mack Hollins #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrate with the fans after a fourth quarter touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 21: Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrate the teams win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Minnesota Vikings 38-7. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 21: Gurvinder Singh of Middlesex County, New Jersey, waves an Eagles flag while stopped in traffic on North Broad Street with droves of Philadelphia Eagles fans downtown near City Hall on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Supporters celebrated in the streets the 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 21: A Philadelphia Eagles fan runs on top of a car celebrating North Broad Street with droves of others downtown near City Hall on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Supporters celebrated in the streets the 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)
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In total, Philadelphia cops said they arrested only six people Sunday amid wild celebrations that broke out across the city as the Eagles advanced to the Super Bowl for the third time in franchise history.

Unlike the wilding that took place after the Phillies won the World Series in 2008 in which 76 hard-partying fans were locked up, only two were arrested for disorderly conduct Sunday, and two more were busted selling counterfeit tickets.

Philadelphia was bracing for chaos after the big Birds' win. The city’s “Crisco Cops” slathered streetlight posts with cooking grease Sunday morning to prevent fans from climbing them after the game, but some fans still managed to climb some of the slippery poles. In one video, shot by a fan on the street, a large crowd of delirious Eagles fans chanted “F--k that grease!” as one man climbed a lubed-up street sign. In another viral video of Philly fans gone wild, a man in an Eagles jersey was wiped out by a subway stanchion running after a train.

While the Linc was not cozy for visiting Vikings fans — some were pelted with objects walking through the raucous parking lot and others were mercilessly cursed at as they approached the stadium — the notoriously nasty Philly fans managed to stay out of jail for the most part. Good job.

The low arrest totals were consistent with the good behavior of local football fans last year when the NFL Draft was held in Philly and there were no arrests made despite more than 100,000 people attending the festivities.

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