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Three adults arrested after fight at children's basketball game in North Providence

Posted on AllSides March 11th, 2024
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NORTH PROVIDENCE − Three adults were arrested Saturday after a fight broke out at a children's basketball game, according to the North Providence Police. The incident involving two coaches and a parent who'd been watching the game happened during a game between children ages 5 to 7 at Birchwood Middle School, Police Chief Alfredo Ruggiero Jr. said. "Kids were crying and visibly upset," Ruggiero said. Ruggiero said that the altercation started as a disagreement between the coaches over a call, and then a spectator got involved. "From witness accounts, punches...

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