Three people stabbed in melee at soccer game in Whittier, authorities say
A soccer player stabbed three men during a fight at a game in Whittier on Saturday over a disputed call by a referee, authorities said.
A brawl broke about between the two adult teams about 12:30 p.m. on the field at El Camino High School, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. Brian Neel.
During the melee, a man around 20 years old lashed out with a knife. As a result, three men were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Neel said.
Sheriff’s officials were trying to identify and locate the assailant Sunday.
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