Troopers: Basketball player, 19, assaulted referee after game in Halfmoon

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HALFMOON A 19-year-old basketball player has been charged with assaulting a referee after a basketball game in Halfmoon earlier this month, state police said.

Unique Steele, 19, of Hudson Falls, turned himself in to police Monday on one count of third-degree assault, a misdemeanor, and violation disorderly conduct, state police said.

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Steele was a member of a basketball team called the Saratoga Splash, state police said. He is accused of punching the referee following a game at the Impact Athletic Center on Route 146 in Halfmoon on the afternoon of June 5, state police said.

The referee suffered some scrapes and marks as a result of the incident, state police said.

Steele was processed and released to appear in court later.

No other charges are expected, state police said.

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