Coach charged after lacrosse ref assaulted in Orillia: OPP
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The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, June 15, 2019 9:05PM EDT
ORILLIA, Ont. -- Provincial police say they've charged a coach after a lacrosse referee was allegedly assaulted in Orillia, Ont., on Friday night.
Investigators say they were called to a recreation facility around 10 p.m. for a report of an assault.
They say officers found the male referee bleeding as a result of an alleged physical fight.
Police say the incident occurred after a verbal dispute, but they didn't specify what the fight was about.
Police say a 47-year-old man was charged with assault causing bodily harm.