Police In Montana say that Curt James Brockway asked the boy to remove his hat during the national anthem, but the boy cursed him out and did not want to take it off. Brockway then responded by grabbing the boy by his throat, lifting him into the air and slamming him onto the ground.
Brockway then tried to justify his assault to by standers saying, he was disrespecting the anthem so i had every right to do that. The boy was rushed to the hospital and airlifted to sacred heart children’s hospital where he was treated with fractures to the scull. Authorities arrested Brockway and charged him with assault to a minor. He was released under his own recognizance and has a court hearing scheduled for August 14.