A man accused of attacking Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones at Atlanta’s airport made his first appearance in court Tuesday morning.
The attack happened last Tuesday, July 10th, in Concourse B at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. According to Atlanta Police, Jones confronted ABM Industries employee Frank Ragin after the facility-service worker made a “gesture.”
Jones went straight to Instagram to mock the man in court.
Police said words were exchanged when Jones responded to the gesture, leading to a “verbal altercation,” during which Ragin struck Jones with a closed fist, causing a cut to Jones’ face. After the hit, investigators said Jones defended himself and pushed Ragin to the ground. At some point in the fight, Ragin hit a woman who was with Jones, hurting her hand.
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The Clayton County judge granted Ragin a $7,000 bond and ordered him to stay away from Jones as well as the female victim. Ragin told the judge he’d like to meet with a court-appointed attorney.
Ragin’s next hearing is scheduled for August 9th. We’ll make sure to see if Pacman mocks him again.