After a member of the Wichita Police Department allegedly confronted and shoved a teenage referee during a youth basketball game in Augusta on Saturday. The department is reviewing the incident.
Craig Carlson — who was not at the game — posted a video of the incident to Facebook.
“This happened today in Augusta Ks… this guy is a Wichita PD officer, who assaulted a 17yr old basketball official during a 5/6th grade game,” he posted. “This is exactly why there is a shortage of officials in sports. This is unacceptable and should be seen and shared.”
The video had received nearly 10,000 views as of mid-afternoon Sunday.