Coroner stops fight at Summerville football game

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say Dorchester County coroner Chris Nisbet stopped a fight at a football game between a parent and referee in Summerville.

On Nov. 16, officers responded to the football field at Gahagan Park in reference to a fight.

When the Summerville Police Department arrived they found Nisbet detaining the parent. Nisbet told authorities that he had detained the parent because of his involvement in a fight with one of the referees.

The parent said he was filming the game, noticed that there were two seconds left to play and felt the referees disregarded the time.

According to a police report, the parent attempted to tell the referees of the time that was left.

The parent told officers that one of the referees said he did not care and the parent then told the referee that the kids and parents care. The parent said at that point, the referee got upset, turned around and kept pushing the parent backwards.

When authorities questioned the referee, the referee told police that the victim was yelling at him about time being left on the clock and that the victim was blocking him from leaving.

No one was charged in the incident.

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