Soccer referee in critical condition after being punched by teen player, police say

Soccer referee in critical condition after being punched by teen player, police say

April 30, 2013 Updated Apr 30, 2013 at 12:43 PM EST

A soccer referee in critical condition after a weekend incident with a teenage player in Utah.

According to a report from The Salt Lake Tribune, police said a 46-year-old male soccer referee remains in critical condition at a Utah hospital after being punched in the face by a 17-year-old player during a game last Saturday.

The teen was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault on Monday, according to The Salt lake Tribune report.

Read The Salt Lake Tribune report HERE.

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