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Toronto Maple Leafs Security Under Investigation Following Violent Incident

Published January 14, 2024 at 7:46 PM
BY SAMER
     
A security officer employed by the Leafs is facing criticism after a video surfaced of him using excessive force on a fan at a Leafs game.

Maple Leafs Security Guard Facing Criticism Following Violent Incident



In the graphic video, the security guard at Scotiabank Arena can be seen forcefully slamming his knees into a man lying face-down on the concrete ground.




The incident has sparked investigations by both the Toronto Police and the Maple Leafs Sports Entertainment Group (MLSE). The video, posted on Twitter, has led to public outcry, with calls for accountability for the security guard's actions.

Toronto police, MLSE investigating after video of incident with fan at Leafs game



Details surrounding the incident remain limited, but it is known that Toronto police responded to a call at 9:48 PM related to an arrest for assault. A 37-year-old man was taken into custody, but it is unclear whether this was the security guard or the man on the ground.

The situation is evolving, and further updates are expected. The Leafs organization is under scrutiny as the public awaits more information on the investigation.

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