UPDATE: Police investigating on-ice incident in Trenton

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UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police are still investigating an on-ice incident at a hockey game that took place at the Trenton Minor Sports Community Centre Trenton.

The incident involving two players, occurred on Sunday, October 9, between the hours of 7 and 9:45 p.m. Police Const. Ken MacDonald would only describe the event as an “incident” and said it involved one player from each Junior B hockey team – the Scotians and the Glace Bay Jr. Miners.

Police say during the game, one of the two players – the Scotians player – was seriously injured. As a result, an 18-year old male player was transported to the Aberdeen Hospital and was later transported to the QE II Health Science Centre Halifax with serious head and body injuries.

MacDonald said the incident occurred during the first period of the hockey game. The game was delayed until the player was taken to hospital, then play resumed.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance; if anyone took any pictures, video or witnessed the incident on Sunday night they are asked to call New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit at 902-752-1941.

MacDonald said police are still in the preliminary stages of the investigation and he is unsure yet whether charges will be laid.

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