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Quebec youth hockey official arrested for allegedly assaulting 10-year-old player

The referee deliberately elbowed the player for an unknown reason, according to witnesses.

A youth hockey official was arrested on Sunday after assaulting a player during a game in Sainte-Foy, Quebec. (Getty Creative)
A youth hockey official was arrested on Sunday after assaulting a player during a game in Sainte-Foy, Quebec. (Getty Creative)

A 42-year-old man was arrested in Quebec on Sunday after allegedly assaulting a child while refereeing a youth hockey game.

The victim, a 10-year-old hockey player, was participating in a game refereed by the suspect at the Robert-Chevalier rink in Sainte-Foy.

According to witnesses, the official deliberately elbowed the player for an unknown reason. The player did not suffer any injuries.