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Referee sucker punched at DDO soccer match last Saturday

In the middle of a Y14 soccer game (14 years old), a spectator came down from the bleachers to attack the referee on Saturday in Dollard-des-Ormeaux.


A visibly frustrated spectator punched the 17-year-old referee hard, before he was tackled to the ground by other spectators in the game. An individual filmed the attack.


The game took place at Dollard 2 field, and it was the opening game of the summer season for the city's young soccer players.


The referee was injured by the punch, will make a full recovery.

The victim's family are considering whether they will file a complaint with the police.

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