ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A 22-year-old is facing charges of child abuse and battery on a sports official.
He is accused of hitting a teenage referee during an Albuquerque Soccer League game at the Bernalillo Soccer Complex on Sunday.
Said Aguilera is said to have hit the 16-year-old after he gave Aguilera a “red card” penalty. The teen’s face was bruised but he is recovering.
Police say Aguilera took off after he allegedly hit the teen and has not been seen since.