• Man walks onto field during Pirates game Sunday

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    PITTSBURGH - A friend dared him to do it. That's what police said a 24-year-old central Pennsylvania man told them after he was arrested on the field at PNC Park during the Pirates game Sunday.

    Police said officers working the game responded to a fan walking onto the field at about 3:40 p.m. Police said it was during the top of the 6th inning when he casually walked toward home plate and put his hand out looking for someone to shake it.

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    Police officers intervened, walking the man off the field and handcuffing him in front of the Philadelphia Phillies dugout.

    The man, according to police, told officers a friend dared him to pull the stunt.

    Police said he faces charges of trespassing and disorderly conduct.


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