Police Investigating Brawl At Youth Hockey Game In Tewksbury

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TEWKSBURY, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Police in Tewksbury are investigating reports of a fight that broke out amongst parents and players at a youth hockey game last weekend, according to the Tewksbury Police Department.

The altercation reportedly took place at the Breakaway Ice Center in Tewksbury during a youth hockey matchup between Tewksbury and Raynham. Police responded to a call about the fight at around 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6.

Tewksbury Police said a fight broke out between players from the two teams after the game ended. Shortly after the brawl escalated and parents of some of the players got involved. The players and parents involved in the fight are facing suspensions, according to WBZ-TV.

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At least one player suffered a laceration to the face, but no ambulances were needed, according to a state from Tewksbury Police. No other injuries were reported.

The investigation into the fight is still ongoing. Police said they interviewed the referees from the game and looked back at footage from the rink's surveillance cameras and videos posted to social media.

WBZ's Drew Moholland (@DrewWBZ) reports.

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