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Manitoba RCMP investigate allegations of racism at hockey game

A Global News viewer took these photos of a brawl at a hockey game in Stonewall, Man., on Sunday.
A Global News viewer took these photos of a brawl at a hockey game in Stonewall, Man., on Sunday. Chris Gareau / Global News

WINNIPEG – RCMP are investigating allegations of racial abuse after they were called to a minor hockey game where fighting broke out on the ice and in the stands.

No injuries were reported following the fight in Stonewall, Man., but witnesses said a linesman was kicked and punched by members of the Lake Manitoba First Nation bantam team.

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Lake Manitoba coaches allege the game officials made racist remarks and swore at their players during the championship game against a Stonewall bantam team.

About 100 people were removed from the rink after police arrived.

No one has been arrested or charged.

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