Enraged Eagles fan arrested for attacking girlfriend, putting dog in microwave after loss


NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JANUARY 13: Zach Ertz #86 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts after his team gives up an interception late in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

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PHILADELPHIA – An enraged Eagles fan was arrested for attacking her girlfriend and putting her dog in the microwave after the Eagles lost.

Thirty-one-year-old Kirsten Gaskins was drinking and watching the Eagles take on the Saints in a Philadelphia hotel room on January 13, according to the Colonial Regional Police Department.

Gaskins was upset when the Eagles lost and began arguing with the her girlfriend.

That argument became violent, and Gaskins struck the victim several times.

Gaskins then threatened to kill the victim’s dog and proceeded to stick the dog into a microwave, according to police.

Officers recovered the dog from the microwave, which was not turned on, and Gaskins remained combative even after her arrest.

The dog was unharmed.

Gaskins has been charged with simple assault domestic violence, harassment, possession of drug paraphernalia, and cruelty to animals.

She was booked into the Northampton County Jail.


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