Police say a junior football coach has been charged after he allegedly assaulted a player from an opposing team on Saturday evening.
Durham Regional Police say the incident happened after a game between the Mississauga Warriors and the Durham Dolphins in Pickering, Ont.
They say 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.
Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have captured it on video to come forward.