Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 12/31/11
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Benny Sapp was cited Friday morning for fifth degree assault and careless driving after an altercation with a hospital security guard. Sapp clashed with a Children's Hospital security guard at about 6:45 a.m. after he tried to enter the hospital with his 11-year-old son through an out-of-service door, myFOXtwincities.com reported, citing details from Minneapolis police. After leaving to find an open entrance, Sapp returned and "stated he was in a hurry and was going to use the entrance whether it was closed or not," Pioneer Press reported. A security guard at the hospital stopped him and the two got into a confrontation. Police said Sapp then left the child outside and headed to the parking garage. The security guard followed the 30-year-old cornerback and there was a second confrontation, myFOXtwincities.com reported. Police said he "chest-bumped" the guard. Security guards handcuffed Sapp and called police. Police said he was compliant when they ...
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