Men injured in fight outside Nationals Park

WASHINGTON — Two men were treated for minor injuries after an altercation on the track at Nationals Park on Friday. Police and their canine partners were dispatched to a pit area at Nationals Park…

Men injured in fight outside Nationals Park

WASHINGTON — Two men were treated for minor injuries after an altercation on the track at Nationals Park on Friday.

Police and their canine partners were dispatched to a pit area at Nationals Park shortly after 11 a.m. Friday to investigate the altercation, according to an incident report released Friday night. There were no arrests made at the stadium, police said.

The men were both taken by ambulance to MedStar Washington Hospital Center to be treated for minor injuries.

According to the report, police were called to a pit area at Nationals Park around 11:13 a.m. and found two men. One man, white, was standing on top of the retaining wall to the right of the announcer’s booth and said: “Don’t touch him.” The other man, black, ran to the right side of the infield area, knocking the man on top off of the wall. He was gone by the time police arrived.

Nats’ press secretary Jason Maller said in a statement that the team had learned of the situation but did not have any details about it.

“We take matters such as this very seriously and are cooperating fully with law enforcement,” Maller said.

John Sellers, spokesman for the Metropolitan Police Department, said in an email that both men were wearing Nationals season tickets, but would not comment further.

Sellers said there were no reports of one person being bitten by the other.

“This was resolved without incident,” Sellers said.

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