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Kingston man charged after fight at youth hockey game

A 43-year-old Kingston man is facing charges in connection with a ‘hockey rage’ incident at a rink in Whitby.

Police were called to the Iroquois park sports complex Monday night where an under-16 hockey game was being played.

Police say two players got into an on-ice fight.

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When one of the players left the ice, police say a man on the sidelines grabbed and shoved the player.

The adult brawl spilled into the parking lot as other fans intervened.

Shawn Melo is charged with assault and causing a disturbance by fighting.

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Police are also collecting any video from the altercation as part of the ongoing investigation.

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