Ref arrested at CT youth hockey game

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — A referee at a youth hockey game in Cromwell was arrested after police say he physically escorted a teenage boy player off the ice after kicking him out of the game, which angered some parents so much they went after the referee.

Police were called to the Champions Skating Center late Saturday afternoon and arrested 55-year-old Stephen Levins of Rocky Hill, who was charged with breach of peace and risk of injury to a minor.

Police say Levins ejected a player from the game by calling a “match penalty” and physically escorted him off the ice.

Authorities say Levins’ actions upset many parents who tried to get onto the ice, while others called 911.

Levins didn’t immediately respond to a message seeking comment Sunday.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s