March 3, 2016 5:56 pm

Ottawa teen charged with assault after incident at ‘non-contact’ hockey tournament

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OTTAWA — An Ottawa teen is facing an assault charge following an investigation into an on-ice incident during a hockey game.

Police say a youth suffered a concussion during a game on Jan. 17 at the Richcraft Sensplex in Ottawa.

They say the youth required treatment at hospital.

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Police say they received the complaint on Jan. 20 and investigators determined the incident occurred during a youth hockey tournament billed as a “non-contact” event.

A 17-year-old boy is charged with assault causing bodily harm.

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