WWE superstar Seth Rollins was attacked by a fan as he was making his way back to the locker room following a scene with Finn Balor.

The man was identified as Elisah Spencer who reportedly left his seating section and jumped the metal barricade to tackle the WWE star as he was nearing the back of the ramp at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, ESPN reported.

The attacker fought Rollins on the ground momentarily before a WWE referee and other officials entered the fray to break up the skirmish.

The 24-year-old man is now being charged with attempted assault and attempted violation of arts and cultural affairs (disrupting a live sporting event), according to the New York Police Department.

The 35-year-old former WWE champion refused medical attention after the altercation. The whole thing was captured on live television and there were fans on hand who were able to capture the whole scene.

The WWE issued an official statement following the Seth Rollins attack.

"WWE takes the safety of its performers very seriously," the WWE said in a statement. "The individual who attacked Seth Rollins has been turned over to the NYPD and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law."

Rollins appeared to be fine after the incident and still came out when Big E faced Austin Theory. The Messiah is tipped to challenge for the WWE title next with Kevin Owens also lurking.

As for fan attacks, this is not the first time that the WWE has had to deal with unruly fans. Roman Reigns and ex-WWE star Dean Ambrose had their share of fan intrusions in the past although not as violent compared to the actions of Spencer. Ironically, all former Shield members suffered such fan attacks for some reason.

Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring during the WWE World Cup Quarterfinal match as part of as part of the WWE Crown Jewel pay-per-view at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Nov. 2, 2018. FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images

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