HOUSTON, TX (KTRK) — A man has been charged after assaulting his teammate with a wrench and threatening him with a deadly weapon after a soccer game on August 6, charging documents show.
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The incident happened in the parking lot of a football field at 11000 South Gessner. According to the victim, during the game he lost the ball, upsetting the suspect, whom records identify as 36-year-old Pearse Mbaka.
In the charging documents, the victim said the suspect got angry and told him, “”I’m going to (expletive) get you up…” I’m going to smash your face, so your kids won’t don’t do it”. recognize you.'”
The victim said in documents that she felt threatened and feared for her safety and well-being. After the match was over, he said he felt a strong blow to the back of his head as he walked back to his car. He turned around and saw the suspect holding the wrench in his left hand and holding a gun with his right hand on his belt.
From there, the suspect told the victim, “Come to me so I can blow you up.”
The victim said he was uncommitted and only wanted medical attention. He suffered an open wound and required stitches to close. He says he is still suffering from headaches since the attack.
Several witnesses in the parking lot asked the man why he punched Thompson before driving off in a white BMW.
Documents show a witness told police he had known the suspect for five years. The witness said the suspect is known to have a short fuse and gets angry quickly if he doesn’t get what he wants. Prior to the assault, the suspect had received a red card from the game referees for playing too rough.
The same witness told police in a statement that the suspect went to his car, put his shoes in the trunk and grabbed the lug wrench before charging the victim.
The HPD said the suspect was not in custody Monday.
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