Two Lions fans robbed after Sunday's game
Two Detroit Lions fans were robbed in the area around Ford Field on Sunday.
The Detroit Lions' win over the Los Angeles Rams was a joyous occasion for everyone at Ford Field yesterday, but a situation after the game turned ugly for two fans.
As Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press first reported, a couple was robbed while walking back to their car after the game. Brian Olszewski and Bethany Cousino were coming back to the stadium from a friends house in Cadillac Square a few hours after the game when two men in hoodies approached them.
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Olszewski said a gun was pulled on him, he was hit above his right eye and the attacker demanded money. Cousino, who was attending her first Lions game, said she was punched three times in the face and had her hair pulled while trying to escape even though she didn't see a weapon. The robbers made off with two cell phones and around $160 in cash.
Neither one of the criminals have yet been apprehended.
Cousino told Birkett the bad experience helped dampened her first Lions game, while Olszewski, who's been a seven year season ticket holder, admitted nothing like this had ever happened to him before in or around the area near Ford Field.
Naturally, the event left both completely rattled. Olszewski even admitted to not wanting to return to another game.
"I'm so shook up," he told Birkett. "Right now, I just want to sell the rest of my tickets. I don't want to deal with this anymore. I've never had this problem ever, and then to almost have a gun pointed in your face and think you're going to die, I don't even want to deal with it."
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