Steelers assistant Joey Porter arrested at Pittsburgh bar, accused of assaulting doorman
PITTSBURGH — Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter was arrested Sunday night outside a Pittsburgh bar, hours after the team’s 30-12 AFC wild-card win over the Miami Dolphins.
Police said security guards at The Flats on Carson summoned a police officer who was working at a nearby restaurant “due to an unruly customer who was in the process of assaulting the doorman.”
Police said the officer stopped the assault and arrested the customer, who was later identified as the 39-year-old Porter, a former star player.
Porter was taken to the Allegheny County Jail. He is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, resisting arrest, public drunkenness and terroristic threats. It is unclear if he has an attorney…