Police Seeking Man Involved in Brawl Caught on Video at Youth Baseball Game

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistJune 19, 2019

This Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 photo shows the restored field at League Park in Cleveland. The city of Cleveland has invested $6.3 million in restoring the old site of League Park, a historic site where the Cleveland Indians clinched its 1920 World Series title, Babe Ruth hit his 500th home run and where Joe DiMaggio extended his hitting streak to 56 games. Not much of the old ballbark, where Cy Young threw the first pitch in 1891 remains, but the new park will host high school and youth games on its all-turf field and will pay homage to the greats who once played there. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
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A youth baseball game in Lakewood, Colorado got out of hand Saturday as the parents, coaches and others in attendance began fighting. 

Lakewood Police are now searching for one man in particular, according to Kieran Nicholson of the Denver Post.

Lakewood Police @LakewoodPDCO

These adults took over the field and began assaulting each other on 6/15 during a youth baseball game. We're looking for any info, in particular to ID the man in the white shirt/teal shorts. Several people have already been cited in this fight and injuries were reported. https://t.co/ieenhwCrbU

"There were several reports of injuries and one serious injury," police spokesman John Romero said. "We're looking for any information on this melee, but in particular the identity of the suspect in the white shirt and teal shorts who threw a sucker punch."

Other people involved have been identified and have received citations for disorderly conduct and fighting in public, but the man in the teal shorts is likely facing an assault charge.

According to the report, the fight began after an argument between coaches and parents, with some of it aimed at a 13-year-old umpire.


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