Philadelphia police decide if Flyers mascot Gritty will be charged with alleged assault of 13-year-old boy

The Philadelphia police announced on Monday that charges of physical assault against Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty will not be pursued. Gritty was accused of punching a 13-year-old boy during a photo shoot at the team’s arena last fall.“We are pleased that the Philadelphia Police Department concluded there was no merit to the alleged claim. The police department’s statement confirms our thorough internal investigation that found no evidence of the described actions ever having taken place," the Flyerssaid in a statement Monday morning.#Flyersstatement: “We are pleased that the Philadelphia...


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