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Author Topic: VIDEO: Hockey Parents Gone Wild! Parents Assault Ref At 10U Tourn  (Read 6976 times)

At a 3 on 3 10U youth hockey tournament in Lethbridge Alberta. Hockey dads go berserk.

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta, Canada (CBC News/CNN) - One Canadian man is already facing assault charges and another soon could be after a reported verbal spat between a 10-year-old hockey player and a referee escalated.

Police say that at the end of a three-on-three youth hockey game Sunday, a 10-year-old player got into an argument with a 51-year-old referee. The referee told the boy to leave the ice.

But the incident escalated when the boy allegedly struck the referee twice with his stick. The official then pushed the 10-year-old down.

Lethbridge Police Service Statement:
Police have charged a 55-year-old male and additional charges are pending against a 36-year-old male after a referee and coach were assaulted Sunday during a youth hockey tournament.

On September 8, 2019 at approximately 2 p.m. police responded to a report of an assault at the Crossings Ice Centre along Mauretania Road. Investigation determined at the conclusion of the game, a 10-year-old male player was involved in a verbal altercation with a ref which escalated to the youth striking the ref twice with his stick and the ref pushing him to the ice. At that point a group of adults, including coaches and a relative of the 10-year-old player, came onto the ice. A coach from the opposing team was shoved to the ground and the ref was punched multiple times by the player’s relative and a second man before the altercation was broken up.

The relative was subsequently arrested without incident but the second male left the arena and police are attempting to locate him. Assault charges are pending against him.

The 10-year-old boy was examined by EMS and was not injured. The ref and coach both sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The tournament organizer has been fully cooperative with the investigation.

Robert Farrell Creighton, 55, of Standoff, is charged with one count of assault. He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 9.

Assault charges are pending against a 36-year-old male.

An update will be issued once the second male has been located and the charges sworn.


Reply #1:
 September 11, 2019, 09:38:51 AM
The kids action is a result of his parents upbringing. If I'm reffing and somebody assaults me with their stick I'm pushing them away too regardless of age and I'm getting out of there. He had every right to protect himself because the kid could've swung for his head next.


Reply #2:
 September 12, 2019, 05:45:18 PM
It’s gonna suck for the 10 year old who will be suspended a long time and won’t be able to play all because his relatives are idiots.


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