The incident happened on Sunday, May 21, on Long Island, near Greenlawn Skate Park in Suffolk.

Video shared on Facebook An adult baseball player is shown trying to get something out of a teen’s pocket before he grabs the victim with his bike helmet and slams him into a railing.

The video then shows the teenager swinging at the man’s head as he tries to break free of his grip. The suspect tried unsuccessfully to wrestle the boy to the ground.

“Whoa whoa, he’s a (swearing) teenager,” said a bystander.

“He’s a minor,” another man yelled.

The fight was eventually stopped by another teenager and a golfer of the suspect.

Moments later, the man is seen picking up the boy’s bike and throwing it.

In a statement to The Daily Voice, Suffolk Police identified the suspect as Andrew Chiaro, 36, of Massapequa.

Sean Ageman of East Meadow, who recounted the incident on Facebook, said the altercation started when the teen made a comment about how Chiaro was playing.

“The adults in this video couldn’t handle the minors making fun of how bad he was at baseball,” Ageman said. “So he decided to make it a physical condition.”

Chiaro was arrested the following Thursday, May 25, after police determined he attacked the boy while trying to retrieve the baseball.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment and his life is not life-threatening, police said.

Chiaro was charged with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He is expected to be arraigned at Suffolk County Court at a later date.

He was also suspended for ten league matches and his team was banned from playing at Huntington Town Park, cbs news report.

“The town has a zero-tolerance policy for any form of violence in our parks or playgrounds,” Huntington Township Supervisor Ed Smith told the outlet.

“While watching the video, it is absolutely ridiculous and unacceptable to see an adult chasing a child like this.”

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