Air Force veteran punched, suffers broken jaw after happening into middle of Black Lives Matter protest

Air Force veteran punched, suffers broken jaw after happening into middle of Black Lives Matter protest

What started out as a fun night for one Air Force mechanic attending a Saturday night pre-season football game between the Miami Dolphins and the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium turned violent afterwards in the middle of a nearby ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest. His dad is seeking answers:

Matthew Whitehurst is a 23 year old Air Force jet engine mechanic who has served in the Middle East, Japan, and South Korea. But, it’s an assault in Uptown Charlotte that could keep him from a special deployment to Europe next month.

“I’m angry and I want whoever did this to pay for what they did,” Matthew’s father, Todd Whitehurst, told WBTV.

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