A worker hired to clean LSU’s Tiger Stadium has been arrested for brutally beating and robbing a fan inside a bathroom, university police said.
Gary Ramses Walker, 19, of Baton Rouge, was arrested Monday on a charge of second-degree robbery in Saturday’s attack of Daniel Dwyer in a Tiger Stadium restroom following the team’s 52-24 win of South Carolina, LSU police said.
A manager for the custodial company contracted to clean bathrooms at the stadium said several employees told him Walker had been “bragging” about the robbery after the attack that sent Dwyer to a hospital for cuts to his head, an arrest warrant shows.
Walker also stole Dwyer’s wallet containing about $100 in cash, as well as credit and debit cards, police said.
One of Walker’s colleagues told investigators “exactly where” he tossed the stolen wallet to rid himself of the evidence after the attack, the arrest warrant shows.
Police said the person who drove Walker home after the game also confirmed he had thrown “something” from the car during the ride to his house.
Three managers and one employee for the custodial company said Walker was assigned to the bathroom where Dwyer was attacked for the entire game. He was also the only employee who wore striped pants, which Dwyer noted in his initial description of his attacker, according to the arrest warrant.
Walker then failed to show up for work the next day and a manager was unable to reach him, university police said.
Dwyer, a longtime LSU fan, told The Advocate he stayed after the game to hear the university’s marching band play, like he regularly does. He then felt two hard blows to the head as he turned his back to use a urinal, Dwyer told WAFB.
“And as I was on the floor, the person continued to hit me on the back of the head,” Dwyer recalled. “And probably rained down 14-15 blows.”
Walker also told Dwyer to “stay down, motherf–ker,” after grabbing his wallet, police said.
Dwyer, a season ticket holder, said the attack won’t stop him from returning to Tiger Stadium next month when LSU takes on Alabama, WAFB reported.
Walker, meanwhile, claims he’s innocent.
“I didn’t rob nobody,” he told the station Monday. “They got the wrong guy.”