By: KDKA-TV News Staff
NEW KENSINGTON (KDKA) – A rec league hockey player is being charged with assault after he allegedly attacked a referee during a game.READ MORE: OCA Pittsburgh And UPMC Team Up To Help Get The Asian-American Community Vaccinated
According to a report in the Trib, last Friday, 43-year-old Jeremy Gilbert is the player accused of assaulting the official.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Ballet Theater Preparing To Begin Open Air Performances
Video posted to Facebook shows a player shove the referee to the ice and then climb on top of them, pushing their head into the ice.
This all happened at the Pittsburgh Ice Arena in New Kensington.MORE NEWS: Fire Destroys Spaghetti & Steakhouse Restaurant In Murrysville
Gilbert is facing a charge of assault on a sports official.