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Eric Angle Charged With Assault After Lifting Youth Wrestler By His Neck

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Former pro wrestler Eric Angle, brother to WWE star Kurt Angle, currently coaches a youth wrestling team in Pittsburgh, Penn. At a tournament on Saturday, Angle was captured on camera lifting up one of his wrestlers by the neck and tossing him back down to the mat.

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According to WTAE, the University of Pittsburgh police have filed simple assault charges against Angle. On his Instagram page, Angle attempted to explain his actions:

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