November 03, 2013 11:19
from John Spurr
The Victoria Royals mascot, Marty the Marmot is licking his wounds after a surprising altercation on Saturday night.
During a period intermission Marty hosted a game of musical chairs. A man involved became angry during the contest and picked up the mascot before slamming on the ground.
The assailant finished his outbreak by dragging the injured mascot along the ice.
He exited the rink on his own accord and was serenaded by boos from the crowd.
Marty the Marmot is still recovering from the injuries he sustained.
Victoria Police are waiting to get a victim impact statement from Marty and will then decided whether or not they will recommend charges against the assailant