WWE sent Wrestlezone.com an official statement on the incident that took place during this week's world tour in South Africa.
"Tonight Randy Orton was violently attacked from behind by a South African fan, who is currently being held in jail pending criminal charges. The extent of Orton's injuries are unknown at this time."
TMZ is also featuring the story, along with a video that confirms that WWE Superstar Randy Orton was hit in the groin by a random fan, who was then removed from the ring by security. Orton did attempt to take a small shot at the attacker as he was being forcefully removed from the area.