Investigation underway after altercations between Ticates supporters and Argos players – .

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Investigation underway after altercations between Ticates supporters and Argos players – .


Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment security, the Canadian Football League, the Toronto Argonauts and the Greater Toronto Area Police are cooperating in an investigation into the events at the end of Sunday’s East Division final in which players from the ‘Argo and a member of the team’s front office have been involved in altercations with visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans.
The incidents occurred as the Argonauts left the field in the northeast corner of BMO Field, an area of ​​the stadium where players walk among fans separated by a series of steel barriers.

The setup provided thousands of Tiger-Cat fans with close access to the Argos, causing some to throw objects at players and staff as they left the field after their 27-19 loss.

According to a police spokesperson, two Hamilton fans were issued trespassing tickets after they allegedly jumped a barricade and attempted to fight with players.

A chaotic scene unfolded not far from the Argonauts locker room which was locked once the players were inside, as police and security cleared the area.

In a video, which is believed to have circulated on social media, Argonaut players Chris Edwards and Dejon Brissett are seen engaging with a fan dressed in Tiger-Cat gear. In another, Argos vice president of players’ staff John Murphy is seen chewing on Tiger-Cat fans and allegedly engaged in physical contact inside and beyond the barrier .

It all happened after Hamilton won ahead of next Sunday’s Gray Cup game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, which will be played at Tim Horton’s Field in Hamilton.



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