- A Beyond Meat executive was arrested on a battery charge after a small car accident in a parking garage.
- According to local reports, authorities alleged Doug Ramsey ripped “the flesh” off a man’s nose.
- Beyond Meat did not reply to a request for comment.
A Beyond Meat executive was arrested and charged with 3rd-degree battery and terroristic threatening after police alleged he ripped “the flesh” off a man’s nose in a fit of road rage that turned violent.
Doug Ramsey, Beyond Meat’s COO, and another man were found with “bloody faces” by police after witnesses say the two got into a minor car accident in a parking garage after a University of Arkansas football game on Saturday night, according to local Fayetteville news affiliate KNWA.
After the accident, Ramsey got out of his car and reportedly “punched through the back windshield of his victim’s car,” reports KNWA, citing a Washington County police report.
The other man involved told police that Ramsey “pulled him close and started punching his body,” KNWA says.
According to the report, Ramsey bit the other driver’s nose, “ripping the flesh on the tip of the nose.”
Witnesses told police they heard Ramsey “threaten to kill” the other driver, according to KNWA. Passengers in both men’s cars then got out and helped break up the fight.
Insider confirmed that Washington County Police arrested Ramsey on one count of terroristic threatening and one count of 3rd-degree battery. His first court appearance will be on October 19.
Beyond Meat could not be immediately reached for comment by Insider regarding Ramsey’s arrest.