DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (CBS/AP) — Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer has been arrested in Florida for battery.
Walton County jail records show 48-year-old Kromer was taken into custody just before 2 a.m. Sunday and released about an hour later.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Continues Into Monday Afternoon; Wind Advisory, Lakeshore Flood Advisory In Effect
He is charged with battery that caused bodily harm.
According to the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a reported battery and learned that Kromer and his son confronted three boys fishing at the beach over their use of beach chairs.
The boys told deputies grabbed their fishing poles into the water, pushed one boy to the ground and punched him in the face before telling them to return the chairs to where they found them. Kromer then told one of the boys he would kill his family, the victim told deputies.READ MORE: Chicago-Based Movers Ghost Family After Showing Up At New Home Without A Lot Of Their Belongings
A spokeswoman for the Walton County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to a call seeking further details.
In a written statement, the Bills said, “We are aware of the report and in the process of gathering the facts.”
Kromer joined the team in January after being fired from the Chicago Bears.MORE NEWS: Couple Frustrated When Wedding Limo Arrives An Hour Late; Limo Company Says Staffing Shortage Is Causing Problems
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