Philly PD: 1 arrested in Winter Classic fan fight

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police have arrested a man in the brawl between Flyers and Rangers fans following the Winter Classic game on Jan. 2.

A police spokeswoman says a man was taken into custody Thursday.

Police say an off-duty Woodbridge Township, N.J., police officer and Iraq veteran was left with injuries that required stitches.

In an edited version of a YouTube video of the altercation released by Philadelphia police, a man in a Flyers jersey throws the first punch after a verbal confrontation. The video ends with a Rangers fan lying stunned in the street outside a popular South Philadelphia cheesesteak shop.

Authorities did not immediately release the suspect’s name. Police had been trying to track down three men involved in the altercation.