Philly PD Seek Flyers Fans In Postgame Fight [VIDEO]
Police in Philadelphia are seeking the public’s help identifying three men involved in a fight between Flyers and Rangers fans outside a cheesesteak shop following Monday’s Winter Classic hockey game.Philadelphia police on Wednesday released an edited version of a YouTube video of the altercation, which ends with a Rangers fan lying stunned on the street.
Investigators say a man in a Flyers jersey is the main aggressor, throwing the first punch after a verbal dispute. Two other men join in the fight, which also involves a second Rangers fan.
Authorities say one victim needed stitches for his injuries.
Family members tell WNBC-TV one victim is a Woodbridge Township, N.J. police officer and former Marine who served in Iraq.
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**WARNING: Video contains some violence**