June 17, 2018 1:11 pm
Updated: June 18, 2018 10:17 pm

B.C. Lions player tackles pantsless fan who ran onto field during game

WATCH: Marcell Young of the B.C. Lions took matters into his own hands when a streaker hit the field in the team's home opener.


B.C. Lions defensive back Marcell Young had four tackles in his team’s 22-10 victory over the Montreal Alouettes at B.C. Place on Saturday night.

But it was a hit that didn’t end up in the box score that fans will remember most.

During a break in the second quarter, Young hit a pantsless and shoeless fan who ran onto the field at B.C. Place.

WATCH: Pantsless Man on the Field!

The fan lay motionless for several moments before he was apprehended and hauled off by security personnel.

A spokesperson for B.C. Place said the fan cut his foot during the incident and was treated by ambulance staff at the stadium.

The spokesperson also confirmed that the fan has been banned from B.C. Place for a year.

WATCH: BC Place under fire for security lapses during World Cup qualifier

This is not the first time B.C. Place security has had to deal with disruptions on the field of play.

The final few minutes of a 2016 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Canada and Mexico were marred by a number of fans on the pitch.

READ MORE: BC Place satisfied with security response at World Cup qualifier

In one case, a fan was tackled by a member of Team Canada’s staff.

— With files from The Canadian Press

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