Junior football coach charged with allegedly assaulting player after game in Pickering
PICKERING – Durham Regional Police say a junior football coach has been charged after he allegedly assaulted a player from an opposing team on Saturday evening.
Police say the incident happened after a game between the Mississauga Warriors and the Durham Dolphins in Pickering.
They say that when the football teams were shaking hands, several players became involved in a fight.
Officers say that during that time, a 16-year-old player from the Durham team was allegedly assaulted by one of the Mississauga team’s coaches.
They say the teen was taken to hospital where he was treated for a head injury.
Investigators say the 45-year-old coach from Mississauga has been charged with assault causing bodily harm.
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